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23 Inspiring Signs Of Hope During The Coronavirus Outbreak

As businesses shutter and residents continue to distance themselves from their neighbors, messages of hope and solidarity are springing up in unusual places.

Posted on March 25, 2020, at 4:08 p.m. ET

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A man walks by a closed theater in downtown Los Angeles on March 21.

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People walk past a sign during day two of the citywide shelter-in-place order in San Francisco on March 18.

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A message reads "This is just intermission, we'll see you soon" on the marquee of Paramount Theatre in Seattle on March 20.

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A quote attributed to Mr. Rogers fills the marquee above the Indiana Theater in Bloomington, Indiana, on March 18.

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Jaclyn Swyt puts up a yard sign showing support for a doctor who is a neighbor in Nolensville, Tennessee, on March 22.

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Andrea Eby (left) puts up a yard sign showing support for a doctor who is a neighbor in Nolensville, Tennessee, on March 22.

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Signs in Times Square thank health care workers in New York City on March 20.

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The Grand Lake Theatre displays a message in Oakland on March 18.

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The shuttered Hayworth Theatre displays a message in Los Angeles on March 23.

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A man who is homeless walks by a closed theater in downtown Los Angeles on March 21.

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Andy Woods Elementary School staff member Monina Mercado holds up a sign as cars filled with teachers pass by during a teachers parade in Tyler, Texas, on March 24.

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Andy Woods Elementary School teacher Morgan Conrado holds up a sign as she passes by the houses of her students during a teachers parade in Tyler, Texas, on March 24.

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A sign is displayed encouraging social distancing at the United Methodist Building in Washington, DC, on March 24.

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A sign hangs in the window of American Coney Island restaurant in Detroit on March 24.

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Monica Ybarra, corporate counsel for TBS Factoring Service, holds a sign announcing sandwiches for truck drivers along Interstate 35 in Oklahoma City on March 20.

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People hold a sign for a resident of the Lambeth House Retirement Community in New Orleans, where a cluster of people with COVID-19 was discovered, as opera singers Irini Kyriakidou-Hymel and Bryan Hymel sing to the quarantined residents on March 20.

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Local residents wave and show placards to tourists who have to leave the Florida Keys due to the coronavirus on March 22.

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The Bagdad Theater in Portland on March 23.

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A quieter-than-usual scene outside the Clinton Street Theater in Portland on March 23.

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The Hollywood Theatre displays a positive message to passersby in Portland on March 23.

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A couple walks past the marquee of the Georgia Theatre in downtown Athens, Georgia, on March 20.

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A sign pictured on the Lake Theater & Cafe in Lake Oswego, Oregon, on March 24.

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A shuttered movie theater displays the message "Keep Calm" in Beverly Hills on March 18.

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