In the midst of India's devastating Covid crisis, citizen heroes are offering oxygen, food, life-saving medicine and dignified funeral rites to strangers as if they were their own family. From a 24/7 drive-in oxygen camp at a Sikh temple that has saved thousands to an auto rickshaw driver who sold his wife's jewelry to create a makeshift ambulance and a mother who donated breast milk to a premature baby whose mother died of Covid-19, stories of human kindness abound. One group uses crowd-sourced funds to distribute food every day in Delhi. Volunteers update public databases listing suppliers of critical drugs and oxygen, and students call government helplines for overwhelmed families.

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