The fountain lights were turned off for 30 minutes as New Yorkers paused for a Day of Remembrance -- exactly one year since the first person died of COVID in New York City.
"It's so emotional then to see something like this to pay tribute," said Karen Colligan.
Lincoln Center, Manhattan tonight. Candles lit for all the lives lost from Covid 19. Today marks the anniversary of the first Coronavirus death in New York...a world now changed forever #COVIDMemorial #lincolncenter #manhattan pic.twitter.com/0CBD9eD9CF— Naveen Dhaliwal (@NaveenABC7) March 15, 2021
Earlier, a moving tribute was filmed outdoors at Lincoln Center in honor of New Yorkers who have died from COVID-19.
The Young People's Chorus of New York City performed the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic 'You'll Never Walk Alone.'
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