Atlantans react to #AmericaStrong Blue Angels, Thunderbirds flyover

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Medical professionals and residents alike are in for a treat Saturday afternoon.

Atlantans began gathering in Midtown Saturday to catch a glimpse of the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels and the U.S. Air Force's Thunderbirds flyover in honor of people working on the front lines amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The flyover began at 1:35 p.m. and residents in and around metro Atlanta tweeted their excitement over the #AmericaStrong flyover.

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Several people posted about the crowds forming — some with social distancing — ahead of the flyover.

Then, picturesque images and videos emerged as the Blue Angels and Thunderbirds flew over Georgia’s capital city. Former Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and the AJC’s Pete Corson were among those tweeting footage.

Afterward, many expressed their gratitude to the Blue Angels, Thunderbirds and the first responders on the front lines of the ongoing pandemic.

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