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Medical residents of Sainte-Justine hospital perform ‘Over The Rainbow’

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Sainte-Justine Hospital resident doctors in Montreal want to spread a message of hope by coming together at a distance to sing "Over the Rainbow". – Apr 23, 2020

The rainbow has become a visual symbol of hope during the novel coronavirus pandemic with people posting drawings of them on windows across the city as a reminder that everything will be OK.

While you can see the message through the drawings, medical residents at Sainte-Justine hospital also want you to hear it through their performance of the classic song Over the Rainbow.

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The video is a collage of 17 different doctors, some singing, some playing instruments. They are each in a different setting but have come together through the magic of editing.

“They are all together, even at a distance,” the post read.

“By performing the song Somewhere Over the Rainbow, pediatric medical residents of the Sainte-Justine Hospital found their way to tell you that everything will be fine.”

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Over The Rainbow was originally performed by Judy Garland for the iconic 1939 film The Wizard of Oz.

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The lyrics symbolize that no matter how grim a situation can look, bad times will come to an end.