Last night, recently inaugurated President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris hosted a memorial service to honor and remember all Americans lost to COVID-19.
400 candles represented over 400,000 victims of the deadly virus, lining each side of the Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool. [featured image source: Twitter @JoeBiden]
At the same time, different landmarks in major cities across the country joined in tribute, in a display of unity and commemoration. See the stunning displays below:
Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Tonight, in Washington, D.C. and across the nation, we came together to honor the over 400,000 Americans we’ve lost to COVID-19. The last year has tested us in unimaginable ways, but now it’s time we begin to heal and overcome — together. pic.twitter.com/DuWhN1xjNO
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) January 20, 2021