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New Yorkers Planning Two Minute Clap in Honor of Essential Workers Tonight at 7p.m.

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March 27, 2020 By Michael Dorgan

New Yorkers plan to show their support and gratitude tonight for essential staff and health care workers who have been in the front line in the battle against COVID-19.

People across the city are being asked to collectively clap for two-minutes at 7 p.m either outside their homes, at their balconies or at their windows.

The hashtag #ClapBecauseWeCare is being used online to garner support and help spread the idea.

The concept is to show support and gratitude to the workers who are putting their own lives at risk while trying to help COVID-19 patients or keeping critical services in operation.

Thousands of people across the U.K. and Europe have already performed the feat and New Yorkers are attempting to repeat the uplifting gesture on this side of the Atlantic.

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Coach 85st /37th

That’s funny. I got the clap in 2 minutes with a woman from Roosevelt ave

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Tenzin Choezom

I would like to countless thank you 🙏🏻 to all of Health care workers,Drs,nurses,Er crews and all the staffs member who were working selflessly in Hospitals 🏥 else where in world for this pandemic crisis virus 🦠.you are strong and compassionate heroes of all.i would pray for you all for your hard working and long hours each and everyday…🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 God bless you all!!!

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