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Messages Of Hope In Our Skies

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If you looked toward the skies around noon today, you may have seen an encouraging message.

Pilots with Chino-based SkyTypers left messages among the clouds above Hollywood and Dodger Stadium before heading down to Orange County.

Phyllis Smith, with the skywriting company, says they left messages of hope and unity to lift spirits:

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"'Thanks to our first responders.' 'We will get through this together.' 'Thanks to our health care providers' 'Wash your hands' — that's a big one. We want people to keep washing their hands."

While it might not seem like it from the ground, Smith says each letter written in the sky is about as tall as the Empire State Building. One message can span five to seven miles. Missed it? No problem. We have you covered above with shots captured by our visual journalist Chava Sanchez.


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