BURNHAM-ON-SEA, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Christmas lights are displayed on houses in Trinity Close in Burnham-on-Sea on December 6, 2018 in Somerset, England. For over eleven years, the residents of Trinity Close, dubbed 'Britains most festive street have decorated their homes and gardens with more than a 100,000 colourful Christmas lights. Last year, the residents raised a record sum of £13,329 for local charities and since starting the festive display have raised over £85,000 for charitable causes. The display will be lit every night until early January. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

“I just think that now is the time to make joy a pandemic, to make hope a pandemic, to set a beacon of light, to let people know that, yes, things are stressful, but not everything is bad.” – Holly Griffin from Cumberland, RI

What a great idea! The Griffins from Cumberland, RI are just one family across the country who have put their Christmas lights back up to spread some hope and joy during this coronavirus outbreak which has caused schools to close and the world to practice social distancing.

This local family’s 10-year-old son prompted them to put their lights back up out of boredom and in search of hope!  Hey, I think you have to do whatever it takes to get through these dark days.

The Griffin family was interviewed by their local news station NBC 10 WJAR…

According to House Beautiful, other people were sharing their stories on Twitter about how their Christmas lights are lifting other people’s spirits.

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