NC residents celebrate ‘Howdy Neighbor Night’ amid coronavirus isolation

NC residents celebrate ‘Howdy Neighbor Night’ amid coronavirus isolation
(WTVD)

RALEIGH, N.C. — A neighborhood in Raleigh isn’t letting the virus keep them from visiting with their neighbors -- they’ve dubbed it “Howdy Neighbor Night.”

People who live in the Oakwood neighborhood stay on their own porches, but they can wave, make noise or even play music.

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Neighbor Lisa Adamo said she hopes it will become a regular occurrence.

“Everyone’s just terrified because there’s so much unknown right now,” Adamo said. “And, I think everyone coming together and showing up for each other, showing up for the neighborhood right now, is really important.”

And, they were not alone. A neighborhood in Chapel Hill lined the streets with balloons in an effort to show solidarity and offer a big of colorful cheer.

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