STORY OF HOPE: 95 Year Old Oregon Veteran Fighting COVID-19

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We found this story today, via OregonLive.com:

Bill Kelly lived through the Great Depression. He served in the South Pacific during World War II. At 95, the Yamhill, Oregon County man still has a bit of fight left in him, even after a weeks-long bout with coronavirus.

“Grandpa Bill’s pretty hardcore,” his granddaughter, Rose Etherington, 41, told The Oregonian/OregonLive.

Kelly completed his COVID-19 recovery Monday, she said, which also marked the end of a 14-day home quarantine for the rest of the family.

Their saga began when Kelly came down with a low-grade fever and complained of not feeling well on March 15.

Kelly even told the NY POST, ”

‘I survived Guam, I can get through this bulls–t’’.

Full story from OregonLive here.