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One LA Neighborhood Is Coming Together During Coronavirus 

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Angelenos are wrapping up another week staying at home to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. But for medical staff, they are on the frontlines for the unforeseeable future.

So some L.A. residents who live on Silverlake Boulevard in L.A. are finding a way to come together to thank the workers.


Every night at 8 p.m., the neighbors who are normally stuck in their homes all day come to their windows or porches to cheer in unison. The hope is that the cheer reaches many of the hospital workers who are coming off the daytime shift and the ones going onto the nighttime shift.

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One neighbor, Cass Bugge, doesn’t know who started the cheering but it’s been going on for several days, and she decided to join in.

She says it feels like a really nice thing to do as a community in this really crazy and scary time.

“It’s a beacon of understanding that we are all aware of what’s happening together and who is putting their lives most at risk for us all.”