BOSTON (CBS) – With the Boston Marathon postponed until September because of the coronavirus pandemic, there’s been a change in an April tradition.

For the past six years, thousands of daffodils have lined the 26.2 course to inspire runners and show the city’s resiliency.

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But this year, that message of hope will go to workers on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis.

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On Friday, thousands of potted daffodils will be placed outside hospitals throughout the Boston area as a show of appreciation for medical workers.

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There is also a coloring page available for people to download, color and put in their windows.