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Doner posts #StaySafeDetroit video as city battles coronavirus

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Posted at 4:58 PM, Mar 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-31 16:58:13-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Doner advertising agency posted a haunting, yet hopeful video reflecting how the city of Detroit is dealing with the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

The video opens to completely bare streets, with shots of popular areas across Detroit like the Fox Theatre and Comerica Park that are empty of people.

"It feels unnatural to not be in motion," the narrator's voice says.

"But these vacant streets, empty stadiums, are not signs of our retreat but of our resolve," the narrator goes on to say, alluding to the statewide stay-at-home order and continued social distancing Detroiters are practicing in response to COIVD-19.

The video has been shared more than 3,000 times on the Doner Facebook page.

Watch the full video below.

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