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Heartbreaking photos captured an 88-year-old woman separated from her 89-year-old husband, who is in isolation at a coronavirus-hit nursing home in Washington state.
Dorothy Campbell on Thursday visited Gene, her husband of more than 60 years, at the Life Care Center in Kirkland, where several residents have died of the illness, according to NBC Bay Area.
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Campbell, who lives in nearby Bothell, Washington, wore slippers and used a cane as she chatted with her husband by phone with a window keeping them apart.
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Dorothy Campbell waves while talking through a window to Gene Campbell, her husband of more than 60 years, at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, the long-term care facility linked to several confirmed coronavirus cases in the state, in Kirkland, Washington, U.S. March 5, 2020. (REUTERS)
Her son, Charlie, a retired nurse from New Mexico helped her make the eight-mile trip from her home, according to the news outlet.
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Meanwhile, several families held a rally to express their concerns about the long-term care facility.
Dorothy Campbell and her son, Charlie Campbell, talk through a window with her husband, Gene Campbell, at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, the long-term care facility linked to several confirmed coronavirus cases in the state, in Kirkland, Washington, U.S. March 5, 2020. (Reuters)
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“We have been complaining for days about the lack of information,” Kevin Connolly, whose father-in-law lives at the center, told KING.
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