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Crónica de una Barcelona en el agosto de la Covid

Gràcia debía volver a ser esta semana una marea humana –para muchos, excesiva– con su popularísima fiesta mayor, la multitudinaria cita de cada agosto en Barcelona. Las calles engalanadas, las cenas populares, las orquestas, el jolgorio... Pero...
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