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Comparing that to other statistics about the housing crisis puts the gravity of the epidemic in high relief: In 2010, at the peak of the foreclosure crisis, banks seized more than one million homes.
In troubled times, or in times of reckoning and turmoil, everything is thrown into high relief.
There have been dozens of train wrecks that might have been avoided were positive train control in place, but the Amtrak crashes in Washington state and Philadelphia stand in high relief because of the fatalities and mass injuries.
The memorial became the largest high relief sculpture in the world, depicting Davis, Lee and Jackson on horseback, their figures stretched across three acres.
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