It’s a startling and sobering reminder of all the deaths lost to COVID in the U.S
600,000 white flags adorn the National Mall with each one symblozing a life lost to the virus.
Each of the flags — displayed across the 20 acres of grass — holds a written personalized message from loved ones.
Titled In America: Remember it was created by Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg,who you may remember from the installation of white flags outside RFK stadium last October 2020.
“I wanted to focus on my message. I didn’t purposefully start out to do a large-scale installation. My outrage led me,” Firstenberg said in an interview with NPR.