As the world shrinks down for millions on lockdown, many around the world show their solidarity in a range of creative and touching ways.
Many cities around the world light up their public buildings and landmarks with flag colors of affected nations. It may be a small gesture, but it’s a heartfelt example of the world coming together over a common crisis.
In Milwaukee, buildings lit up in red, white, and blue to show both solidarity and hope for the future.
Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer statue displayed flag colors first, then changed to messages of hope in many languages.
In Kentucky, the state governor encouraged citizens to use their green holiday lights to show compassion and support.
The same call was heard in Indiana, where a pedestrian bridge shined green as a sign of one community’s resilience.
Even casinos have hearts. In Niagara Falls, they displayed light-up hearts on their buildings and posted messages of solidarity on their Facebook page.
But the biggest hearts may be those of ordinary people. In British Columbia, people hang homemade hearts in their windows.
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