California student's mural honors frontline healthcare workers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A new mural in the state capital is honoring the frontline healthcare workers who are tirelessly treating COVID-19 patients.

The colorful work of art in Sacramento is called "Essential Heroes." It shows four medical workers wearing protective gear on the side of a building in the downtown area.

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The artist behind the piece is a graduate of Sacramento State.

She said she wanted to honor those on the frontlines now more than ever, as a second surge of COVID cases impacts state hospitals.

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