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Biden leads observance of America's 400,000 COVID-19 dead

President-elect Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff attend a coronavirus memorial event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, January 19, 2021. Biden led a national memorial observance on the eve of his inauguration to honor the 400,000 Americans who have perished from COVID-19 during the 11 months since the coronavirus claimed its first U.S. life.

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President-elect Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff attend a coronavirus memorial event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, January 19, 2021. Biden led a national memorial observance on...more

President-elect Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff attend a coronavirus memorial event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, January 19, 2021. Biden led a national memorial observance on the eve of his inauguration to honor the 400,000 Americans who have perished from COVID-19 during the 11 months since the coronavirus claimed its first U.S. life. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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The Washington Monument is seen reflected after President-elect Joe Biden hosts a memorial to honor those who died from the coronavirus. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

The Washington Monument is seen reflected after President-elect Joe Biden hosts a memorial to honor those who died from the coronavirus. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

The Washington Monument is seen reflected after President-elect Joe Biden hosts a memorial to honor those who died from the coronavirus. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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President-elect Joe Biden hosts a memorial to honor those who died from the coronavirus. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

President-elect Joe Biden hosts a memorial to honor those who died from the coronavirus. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

President-elect Joe Biden hosts a memorial to honor those who died from the coronavirus. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks at a coronavirus memorial event. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks at a coronavirus memorial event. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks at a coronavirus memorial event. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President-elect Joe Biden hosts a memorial to honor those who died from the coronavirus. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

President-elect Joe Biden hosts a memorial to honor those who died from the coronavirus. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

President-elect Joe Biden hosts a memorial to honor those who died from the coronavirus. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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President-elect Joe Biden hosts a memorial to honor those who died from the coronavirus. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

President-elect Joe Biden hosts a memorial to honor those who died from the coronavirus. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

President-elect Joe Biden hosts a memorial to honor those who died from the coronavirus. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden attend a coronavirus memorial event. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden attend a coronavirus memorial event. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden attend a coronavirus memorial event. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden attend a coronavirus memorial event. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden attend a coronavirus memorial event. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden attend a coronavirus memorial event. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President-elect Joe Biden hosts a memorial to honor those who died from the coronavirus. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

President-elect Joe Biden hosts a memorial to honor those who died from the coronavirus. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

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