Cities all over the world continue to enforce social distance in one way or the other. But while the authorities are trying to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the pandemic and all the problems that have come with it are taking a real toll on people. So, to cheer themselves and their communities up, some of them are putting their Christmas lights back on.
“My youngest son was bored today and said, ‘Can we put Christmas lights on our tree outside to cheer us up?'” Twitter user Mike Griffin wrote. “Great idea, buddy. Lights are on tonight as a sign of hope and the sweet mind of my 10-year-old.”
The Griffins and many more families are turning to social media to share photos of their resurrected holiday displays. Driveways, rooftops, and entire backyards have been illuminated, making the quarantine a little bit merrier.