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New flag installation honors thousands of lives lost to COVID-19

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National Mall, WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) -- A somber memorial on the National Mall in Washington D.C., an Exhibit remembering those killed by the Coronavirus.

Each of the roughly 670,000 white flags represents a person in the United States who lost their lives to the virus.

The exhibit will open on Friday, September 17 with that many flags, but it will grow each day. A new Flag will be added for each new death.

The tribute is called 'In America: Remember' and it runs until October 3.

Those who visit will be allowed to personalize flags to specifically honor someone they've lost.

If you can't make it to the exhibit, you can write a dedication online and a volunteer will write it down on a flag.

You can learn more about the exhibit or dedicate a flag by going to their website here.

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