The past week or two has been a real downer due to the COVID-19 pandemic -- there's no doubt.

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However, many people across the country are deciding to spread some cheer and happiness by putting their Christmas lights back up, according to WIVB.

Many people in America, including Western New York are stuck at home and some have taken to social media to share photos of their Christmas lights to brighten the mood.

From WIVB:

One user wrote: “Christmas lights give me hope and joy. Every year, I look forward to seeing them put up. As a sign of hope and happiness, we’ve put some up. While we’re all having to stay in and away from each other, I thought these would help us all have something joyous and pretty to look at.”

Here's more on the trend from People.

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