Anderson Cooper Overcome With Emotion After Coronavirus Patient's Sweet Message

Written by on August 22, 2020

CNN’s Anderson Cooper was overcome with emotion on Friday following the printed of a profile of a well being care employee from Miami who has been hospitalized since March after contracting the coronavirus.

Towards the tip of the phase about EEG technician Rosa Felipe’s months-long battle towards COVID-19 — throughout which she has been separated from her two sons — Felipe wished Cooper and his 4-month-old son Wyatt nicely.

“Might you please congratulate Anderson Cooper on his child?” Felipe, 41, who has diabetes and bronchial asthma and, due to the consequences of the coronavirus, faces the potential amputation of her fingers, requested CNN correspondent Randi Kaye.

“I actually will,” Kaye responded. “These are the issues you concentrate on once you’re laying within the hospital mattress?”

“Yeah. I’m blissful that he has a child, and that he’s so cute,” replied Rosa.

The well-wishes had been an excessive amount of for Cooper. After the phase ended and the printed in the reduction of to the studio, he welled up, eliminated his glasses and rubbed his eyes.

“So candy, proper?” Kaye requested.

“I imply, wow, what she has been by means of,” Cooper replied.

“Yeah, and what she’s nonetheless going by means of, Anderson, and but, that was the one time in our complete interview that she smiled was speaking about you and Wyatt,” Kaye stated, including, “Once we began speaking about you, that’s when she’s actually lit up. I believe she’s clung to that as this vibrant spot in all of this.”

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