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Nation unites in support of frontline workers with #clapforourcarers

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The nation united on Thursday evening in support of the carers on the frontline of fighting the coronavirus.

The UK took to the streets, gardens, balconies and windows to show its gratitude.

People respected social distancing measures and clapped and rattled pans while maintaining a distance from one another.

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Across Britain, monuments, buildings and bridges turned NHS blue.

These ranged from London’s Shard to Manchester Central, the Tyne bridge and the SSE Hydro arena in Glasgow.

In a report, the Guardian explained how the organiser of the viral campaign, Annemarie Plas, a Dutch woman living in south London, said she was “so grateful” to see what originated as an idea between a few friends reach national proportions.

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