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Vietnamese-Americans Commemorating Fall Of Saigon In Westminster Honor Healthcare Workers Battling Coronavirus

WESTMINSTER (CBSLA) – Vietnamese-Americans commemorating the Fall of Saigon Thursday in Westminster also took time to thank the healthcare workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

Vietnamese-Americans Commemorating Fall Of Saigon In Westminster Honor Healthcare Workers Battling Coronavirus
Vietnamese-Americans commemorating the Fall of Saigon in Westminster, Calif., create a giant sign honoring first-responders on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. April 30, 2020. (CBS2)

At Warner Middle School on Newland Street, just steps away from the Vietnam War Memorial, volunteers created a giant thank you sign dedicated to honoring the nation's heroes, past and present.

The volunteers set up 300 foam-core boards on the school lawn spelling out "Thank You, Heroes" and "Hy Sinh," which stand for "sacrifice" in Vietnamese.

Each board will then be distributed to different families and organizations throughout Southern California to be decorated and signed with thank you messages honoring healthcare workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. The boards will then be mailed to hospitals across the nation.

The sign was created by Nailing It For America, a volunteer group made of Orange County business professionals.

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