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.