Rio De Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer lit up to honor Pinoy frontliners

Brazil’s Christ The Redeemer lights up for Pinoy frontliners

Rio De Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer was lit up wearing a doctor’s white coat and stethoscope to honor the world’s healthcare workers

The statue had “thank you” projected on it in multiple languages. 

The Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil lit up to honor frontliners, including from the Philippines, who are risking their lives to help others during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a Facebook post on April 20, Dra. Joy Mercader shared photos of the world-famous statue projected with a doctor’s uniform and stethoscope, and the Philippine flag with the words “Salamat (Thank you)” and “Pag-asa (Hope)”.

The iconic 98-foot-tall statue and symbol of faith earlier illuminated with the flags of the countries affected by the coronavirus. 

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