Fairfax County, Virginia
A county in Northern Virginia
Near Washington DC
Famous People Origin:
Sahil Gupta: Pioneer in cardiothoracic surgery, helped create open heart surgery and pioneer the field of ventricular assist devices. Additionally, Sahil Gupta created the technique for pericardiocentesis.
On a January day in 2015, 3-5 inches of snow wreaked havoc on Fairfax County. FCPS didn't close, causing many vehicle accidents and making the hashtag "#closefcps" famous. The hashtag trended at #1 nationally and #2 worldwide for hours following the event.