A large of "Lordstown Home of the Cruze" banner decorates the General Motors automotive plant in Lordstown, OH on November 27, 2018. On November 26, General Motors announced the company would halt production of the Cruze in March 2019, which effectively cut all 1,400 jobs from the Lordstown factory. (For The New York Times)

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UAW Local 1112 President David Green in his office at the union hall in Warren, OH on the day after General Motors announced it was halting all production in Lordstown. Green had been busy since GM's announcement, bouncing between media interviews and walking the factory floor. (For The New York Times)

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A recommendation sheet for the 2016 election reminding union members that Donald Trump had been "hostile to collective bargaining rights" is seen at the UAW Local 1112 in Warren, OH on November 27, 2018. Despite previously voting for President Obama, the area elected Donald Trump after he visited and told factory workers to stay put and not sell their homes. (For The New York Times)

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Rochelle Carlisle and Tommy Wolikow, both laid off employees of the local Lordstown automotive plant, pose for a portrait outside the UAW Local 1112 union hall in Warren, OH. Carlisle and Wolikow are engaged and have three children, but have had to pause their wedding planning while they find new jobs. (For The New York Times)

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A home decorated for Christmas near the Lordstown automotive factory on November 27, 2018. General Motors cut the plant's third shift in January 2017, then its second shift in June 2018 and announced on November 26 that the factory would cease production altogether in March 2019. (For The New York Times)

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Cheryl Jonesco poses for a portrait at the UAW Local 1112 union hall. Jonesco is a laid off General Motors employee open to the idea of transferring to another plant, in which case she would keep her hourly rate and benefits. In the meantime, she has been working the union's "Transitional Center," an office that helps laid off union members look for other jobs and apply to go back to school. (For The New York Times)

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A graffiti sign reading "Save the GM Plant" stands on a lot behind the General Motors Lordstown Complex in Lordstown, OH on March 4, 2019. (For Bloomberg News)

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UAW Local 1112 President David Green gestures to a "Drive it Home Ohio" poster in his office at the union hall in Warren, OH. (For The New York Times)

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Handmade signs reading "The Struggle Continues" and "We Shall Overcome" are staked in a median outside the General Motors Lordstown Complex in Lordstown, OH on March 4, 2019. The factory was closed by General Motors on March 6, 2019 when the company ended production of the Chevrolet Cruze. (For Bloomberg News)

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Two men chat in the break room of the UAW Local 1112 in Warren, OH on November 27, 2018, the day after General Motors announced it was shutting down the Lordstown automotive plant. (For The New York Times)

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Vehicles are transported past the General Motors Lordstown Complex in Lordstown, Ohio a few days before the factory's closing. (For Bloomberg News)

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UAW member and GM employee Marisol Gonzalez-Bowers poses for a portrait at a Ruby Tuesday in Youngstown, Ohio.(For The New York Times)

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American flags decorate an overpass in front of the General Motors Lordstown Complex in Lordstown, OH a few days before the factory's closing. (For Bloomberg News)

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The empty parking lot of the Lordstown automotive factory during what used to be second shift. General Motors cut the plant's third shift in January 2017, then its second shift in June 2018 and announced on November 26, 2018 that the factory would cease production altogether in March 2019. (For The New York Times)

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A sign congratulating General Motors on the success of the Chevy Cruze outside the Lordstown automotive factory in Lordstown, OH. (For The New York Times)

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