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CBS News 19 Feb 2020

Husband and wife, who both happened to be off-duty cops, thwart robbery suspect


A married couple from Kentucky thwarted a masked robbery suspect at the chicken finger joint they were dining in. Little did he know, they're both off-duty cops.

Lonnie Dench, the husband of the woman who invited a stranger to Thanksgiving and celebrated with him every year since, has died from the coronavirus. The world met Wanda and Lonnie when the Arizona grandma accidentally texted 17-year-old Jamal Hinton an invite to Thanksgiving. After Jamal pointed out Wanda's mistake, he asked if he could still join. Wanda didn't hesitate: "Of course you can, that's what grandmas do, feed everyone," she texted back. The tradition has continued every year since
Mayor of Washington DC Muriel Bowser says people around the country want their voices "heard" and "there are people who are craving to be heard and to be seen and to have their humanity recognized." (June 5)
She's the mom who's reunion with her newborn after 25 days touched the hearts of millions. Iris Nolasco was 7 months pregnant when she was diagnosed with COVID-19. Doctors had to put her in a medically induced coma, and delivered her baby by C-section. She wasn't able to meet her baby, Isabella, in person until weeks after she was born. Now, the two are home with Iris's husband, who has also tested positive for the virus. They're all doing well and feel lucky to be together.
Gov. Phil Murphy (D-N.J.) says that it's important to work with the president no matter who it is, in a crisis, saying, "I don't get the luxury of waking up this morning and figuring out or picking who my president is going to be."

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