President-elect Joe Biden participates in national COVID-19 memorial | USA TODAY

President-elect Joe Biden participates in national COVID-19 memorial, featuring a lighting ceremony around the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool in Washington, D.C.

COVID-19 has killed more than 400,000 Americans in less than a year and infections have continued to mount across the country despite the introduction of a pair of vaccines late in 2020.

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Christina Louise
Christina Louise:
Beautiful and dignified ceremony - an honourable tribute to the victims of Covid.
Balanced Life Coaching with Renée Riley-Adams
Balanced Life Coaching with Renée Riley-Adams:
Beautifully done. Sacred and gentle.
Yuan Lou
Yuan Lou:
My prayers for all families who have lost their loved ones
Adele O'Neill
Adele O'Neill:
Beautiful memorial, nicely done without malice, kind and loving. Thank you Biden and Harris.
Lil weasel
Lil weasel:
Such a beautiful memorial thank you 💙💙
Condoleances to all who have lost someone 💛
Women's Health
Women's Health:
America has always been and will remain great! I love My Ameriaca ! Wish you all happiness! 😻
A I:
Wishing you luck America love from Australia. Better days to come ☺️
Sue Atkins
Sue Atkins:
God bless ALL those poor souls who lost their lives through covid, they are safe now in the lords arms🙏🏼
Liz Bradley
Liz Bradley:
So beautiful and respectful Thank you❤️🇺🇸
Christopher Arbor
Christopher Arbor:
"If there are any angels in heaven, they're nurses."
Adam Buchbinder
Adam Buchbinder:
"To absent friends, in memory still bright."
Nasser MJ
Nasser MJ:
Tears. Congratulations fellow Americans. We did it!
Southern Mermaid
Southern Mermaid:
Thank you very much! I have lost 3 family members to Covid 19 and we could not have funerals. This helps me a tiny bit. So sad, but beautiful. 💙😭💙
Rider 38
Rider 38:
10% to the big guy
Cindy White
Cindy White:
Half a million dead. And we as a nation have not been drawn to our knees to cry, have not pounded our fists for salvation. We have not wept together or found brother hood in our grief. After 911, there was unity in community, song, prayer, grief. We cried, unashamedly. We wrote songs, poems and prayers for the loss. The loss of life, innocents, security and for what we knew would be sacrificed to rectify the atrocity. We moved together as a wounded nation to heal, be better and stronger. There was no doubt then.
We are just now beginning to grasp the severity of our collective loss. Please keep loving. We have ground to cover and miles to ride. The totality of our loss is just coming in to focus. Do not lose sight because you do not believe in the ideology of the messenger. The loss is with or without them.
Yuriy Kirpichov
Yuriy Kirpichov:
Браво, Байден!
Alex G
Alex G:
Starts at 7:30
Allison Roberts
Allison Roberts:
“A Light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:5
Jessica Mayorga
Jessica Mayorga:
really, copyright strike on a public performance of amazing grace at a memorial? Messed up.
kiyon555kjm sonic555kjm
kiyon555kjm sonic555kjm:
one day this country will heal.. people will remeber this pandemic for a long time.. i myself will remeber this.. anyways..
Mary Weigand
Mary Weigand:
The double meaning of healing together as a nation shouldn't escape us.
Baheeg Deek
Baheeg Deek:
Kamala slept her way to the top. So inspirational!
May the Lord give strength to his people! May the Lord bless his people with peace!
Psalm 29:11
Look at how un-American, unpatriotic, and indecent some comments in the comment section are today. Show respect to those families who lost so much.
Thank you,for doing that
R S:
Wow.. dignity, empathy and grace. Very few words because it is not about him...
This was amazing to see though i enjoyed it alot Joe biden
Delman Pronto
Delman Pronto:
i think the country would be a lot happier if term limits were introduced for all politicians.
Finally, some decency.
Urmesh Lata
Urmesh Lata:
Congregations to you sir
Kara Yoga - Making Yoga Fun!
Kara Yoga - Making Yoga Fun!:
The healing begins. So grateful.
C E:
Its hard to believe that the US is doing a national day of remembrance almost a year into the pandemic with more than 400K lives lost & not by the fools who let those lives perish. Just WOW. RIP to all the lives lost to Covid (mine included far & near).
Khajany8888 Khajany
Khajany8888 Khajany:
The audio starts at 7:30
There's organized hatred in the comments below. FOR SHAME! At a memorial service. Just know that hatred is not going to win.
Biden participates in memorial...but has memory loss...oh the irony...
Anthony Ferros
Anthony Ferros:
Such a sad day for this country!
Nadine Glowacki
Nadine Glowacki:
Thank you. I think this year ahead will be a time for healing for all of us.
Ali Boran
Ali Boran:
💕🇺🇸 USA & East Turkistan ☪️ 💕
God Bless America 🇺🇸& East Turkistan ☪️!!!
New Covenant Guy
New Covenant Guy:
"Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:" (John 11:25)
Stav Arger
Stav Arger:
The healing leaders Joe and Kamala. Thank you!
Lisa play
Lisa play:
This is my first election in America and am happy Biden won
Nancie Green
Nancie Green:
I'm surprised how you can use a pic from the morning of inauguration day! When they went to mass! I know, because I screenshot this same pic.
Sarkis BETA zone
Sarkis BETA zone:
What a beautiful day is gonna be 👽👽👽👽👽
They didn't talk about themselves at all, and they showed humanity. Been starving for this from leaders.
Tracy Jackman
Tracy Jackman:
Excuse me? Amazing Grace is from the 1800s. It's Public Domain, not copyrighted.
We lost way more to this than to 9/11, why are so many republicans having a hard time generating the same capacity for concern and understanding that this must be mourned?
Dan Fineberg
Dan Fineberg:
Thank goodness for this opportunity to turn the page on a very dark chapter in American history.
Thanks you 🤗❤️💯❤️🤗
Sturdy Thorpe
Sturdy Thorpe:
Praying for China to sweep the Hunter Binden thing under the rug.
Cameron Hibbler
Cameron Hibbler:
That’s cool to see Secret Service move around and work with different politicians/protectee’s. The Asian looking guy is always with President Trump. Wonder why they moved him with President-Elect Biden?
Mediterranean Diet
Mediterranean Diet:
Shirley Del Cid
Shirley Del Cid:
David Trejo
David Trejo:
Ralph Hayes
Ralph Hayes:
Congressional TERM LIMITS NOW!!!!!
Ross Skarda
Ross Skarda:
Didn’t realize it was over.
ali mohamed
ali mohamed:
هذه هي المعارك التي نخوضها والتي تحددنا
Loftis Jason
Loftis Jason:
Dark day for America!
The Slick
The Slick:
I honestly hope he has to leave early, PLEASE let kamala take his place, this guy is unintelligible without a teleprompter
Megan Wiedenfeld
Megan Wiedenfeld:
God help us all
Jill Salkin
Jill Salkin:
Beautiful tribute and speech from our new President.
What happened to the audio? Weird
A Jeanie In Bloxburg
A Jeanie In Bloxburg:
YouTube is so dumb for saying amazing grace is copyright, are you guys trying to make us believe it’s copyright ? Because ITS NOT! YOU PEOPLE NEED TO STOP TRYING TO BRAINWASH US AMERICANS
Berry Parker
Berry Parker:
Screw Biden. Never Biden.
Jose Trevino
Jose Trevino:
Luke Chapter 2
1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.
2(And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria)
3 And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.
4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem;(because he was of the house and lineage of David)
5 To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child.
6 And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.
7 And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.
8 And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.
9 And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.
10 And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.
11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.
12 And this shall be a sign unto you: Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.
13 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying,
14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.
15 And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.
16 And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger.
17 And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child.
18 And all they that heard it wondered at those things which were told them by the shepherds.
19 But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart.
20 And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told unto them.
21 And when eight days were accomplished for the circumcising of the child, his name was called JESUS, which was so named of the angel before he was conceived in the womb.
22 And when the days of her purification according to the law of Moses were accomplished, they brought him to Jerusalem, to present him to the Lord;
23( As it is written in the law of the Lord, Every male that openeth the womb shall be called holy to the Lord).
24 And to offer a sacrifice according to that which is said in the law of the Lord, A pair of turtledoves, or two young pigeons.
25 And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.
26 And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord’s Christ.
27 And he came by the Spirit unto the temple: and when the parents bought in the child Jesus, to do for him after the custom of the law,
28 Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said,
29 Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:
30 For mine eyes have seen thy salvation,
31 Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people;
32 A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.
33 And Joseph and his mother marveled at those things which were spoken of him.
34 And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this, child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against;
35(Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own soul also) that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.
36 And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser: she was of a great age, and had lived with a husband seven years from her virginity;
37 And she was a widow of about four score and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day.
38 And she coming in that instant gave thanks likewise unto the lord, and spoke of him to all them that looked for redemption in Jerusalem.
39 And when they had performed all things according to the law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own city Nazareth.
40 And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.
41 Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the Passover.
42 And when he was twelve years old, they went up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast.
43 And when they had fulfilled the days, as they returned, the child Jesus tarried behind in Jerusalem; and Joseph and his mother knew not of it.
44 But they, supposing him to have been in the company, went a days journey; and they sought him among their kinsfolk and acquaintance.
45 And when they found him not, they turned back again to Jerusalem, seeking him.
46 And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions.
47 And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers.
48 And when they saw him, they were amazed: and his mother said unto him, Son, why hast thou thus dealt with us? behold, thy father and I have sought thee sorrowing.
49 And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wist ye not that I must be about my Father’s business?
50 And they understood not the saying which he spoke unto them.
51 And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.
52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.
T M:
Getting vaccinated has no relevance to lock down restrictions. In Australia - even if a lot of the population vaccinated, we don’t know whether that will prevent transmission of the virus and it is likely that quarantine will continue for some time.
Gator 379
Gator 379:
I would love to see Jack Kevorkian become the White House doctor. He voted for Biden apparently
Bisharo Nalaye
Bisharo Nalaye:
We need changing
Is that bulletproof glass at the beginning?
Ultimate Man
Ultimate Man:
LOL, what a weird ceremony!
Sammy Westenberger
Sammy Westenberger:
Please Lord I Don’t Like COVID-19
Jose Trevino
Jose Trevino:
Mark Chapter 16
1 And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him.
2 And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they came unto the sepulcher at the risking of the sun.
3 And they said among themselves, Who shall roll us away the stone from the door of the sepulcher?
4 And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away: for it was very great.
5 And entering into the sepulcher, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a long white garment; and they were affrighted.
6 And he saith unto them, Be not affrighted: Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was crucified: he is risen; he is not here: behold the place where they laid him.
7 But go your way, tell his disciples and Peter that he goeth before you into Galilee: there shall ye see him, as he said unto you.
8 And they went out quickly, and fled from the sepulcher; for they trembled and were amazed: neither said they any thing to any man; for they were afraid.
9 Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.
10 And she went and told them that had been with him, as they mourned and wept.
11 And they, when they had heard that he was alive, and had been seen of her, believed not.
12 After that he had appeared in another form unto two of them, as they walked, and went into the country.
13 And they went and told it unto the residue: neither believed they them.
14 Afterward he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat, and upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen him after he was risen.
15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.
17 And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues;
18 They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.
19 So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.
20 And they went forth, and preached every where, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following. Amen.
This has been the worst audition for the next weekend at bernie's movie that i've ever seen. I give this 5 thumbs down.
Mercedes LaHote
Mercedes LaHote:
YouTube really censored Amazing Grace, y’all need to fix your algorithm bc this is just insensitive
He and his cohorts are to blame!
Ashley Rose
Ashley Rose:
Well I kept it together until the first Hellujah
The RICH Gambling Lifestyle of  Jessie Moses
The RICH Gambling Lifestyle of Jessie Moses:
What a complete conman.
äntligen Biden/Kamala
Nelli Melikyan
Nelli Melikyan:
Trump never showed empathy. I hope america never ever gets a crazy man in power like him.
Even bidens dog hates him
America's First Moral Lady**
N Sierra
N Sierra:
It’s great to see professionalism again.
why do these videos look like old silent films?
David Sisneros
David Sisneros:
When trump became president I asked everyone to help him do his job all he did was fire his personal staff⚕️ cold
James Barry
James Barry:
Amazing Grace is copyright somewhere? You silenced this song??? What in the heck is wrong with you, Google?
john mourgis
john mourgis:
Pregame before his go away show.
Michelle Ogburn
Michelle Ogburn:
Why didn't the Trump administration arrange for a ceremony like this? He hardly acknowledged the pain of the nation.
Luciana Rrasa
Luciana Rrasa:
Amen or awomen ???
Dee M
Dee M:
Since when is Amazing Grace copyrighted?
Rajat Hooja
Rajat Hooja:
Yo. Someone get the CIA on the phone, we need a drone strike on multiple armed rebel targets 🛰🛩
Michelle Ogburn
Michelle Ogburn:
For all the families who have an empty chair at the table...
have been awaiting a steady team to guide this country. God bless Biden and Harris.
“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants” - Thomas Jefferson
When asked about the deaths of Americans trump said “it is what it is” Biden on the other hand joined in on this memorial to honor American lives, definitely shows the difference in their characters. Rest In Peace to everyone who has passed, this is so sad. 400k people 💔.
Bro im just waiting to see this comment section become a warzone
Bee Boyer
Bee Boyer:
The laughter and chatter before the event sound like a cocktail party, not an event memorialising the deaths of 400,000 Americans. This bears some editing.
My immune system needs practice too - George Carlin