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Hindsight is 20/20: Stories that capture a year of chaos

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Hindsight is 20/20: Stories that capture a year of chaos

REAR VIEW. What can we learn from one of the worst years ever?

Illustration by Emil Mercado

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Yes, we know. You’d rather forget about 2020.

But as in every tough experience, 2020 provides all of us fond and painful memories to keep, lessons to treasure, and yes, a wish for things to become better. 2020 is also about 20/20 – better clarity in vision for the future after emerging from possibly one of the worst years ever.

As we navigate our way to 2021, Rappler compiles on this page the stories, articles, images, and important headlines that shook, angered, awed, and inspired us. We also look ahead and spot trends, offer predictions for 2021, forecasts, and analyses.

Bookmark and refresh this page to look to the past, and get a glimpse of the future and the fun stuff as we close 2020 and enter a new year.

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