In Memoriam: 100,000 lost to COVID-19

ABC News’ Devin Dwyer honors the Americans lost to the coronavirus pandemic.
3:11 | 05/30/20

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And finally after 9/11 the slogan never forget became something of a unifying national Montrose and we say it again tonight as we end the week marking more than 100000. Lives lost to come in nineteen in the US. As we look back we take stock of the rich legacy for our families and communities that these Americans leave behind. Our Devin Dwyer now on the many gifts they gave us have a good weekend ever want. Long after the pandemic ends their lives will continue to seeing. Or in their music. And they are movies. And their writings poetry. It touched our lives. My imagination like houses using. I'm just a man living each day on lunch hour and that's. The bill liens they build will serve us for generations. The restaurants they started will feed us in any home kitchens where they taught us how to cook and her recipes are legend. And he's tough and pasting your. Sheila rang out like gasoline and doubt ER people away. Radiance already. Equaled acting. Thanks I. Our streets and neighborhoods are safer because of their service. He defended our shores and our freedom during wars and defended the most vulnerable among us has the virus threatened them to. And leadership in times of crisis and the every day strengthening our military. Surgeons New Year's legacy will always be Hughes most positive. And the most negative situations. Q so most productive. And the most hardworking. Individual. I have government. At hospitals they strengthened our health. And some performed miracles. Rich can be used Eli is truly. Did not. Oh man I light you. On so many. He called in great. Need and know. Our goal is. A lot. And I'm sports fields they thrills any inspired us. To so many families tonight the most important legacy of those they lost is as parents fathers and mothers. Building families that make this country great. Campbell is most important thing I'm you can denounced her all kinds of things in this world. Known for family. Here your contribution to your family and and the contribution and they carry forward. It's it's probably the most important acts. Their most important and long lasting gift. Love.

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