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Actress Rita Wilson calls herself  'COVID-19 survivor' after returning home from quarantine

Rita who tested positive for the coronavirus alongside husband Tom Hanks in Australia earlier this month in an Instagram post thanked God for both her good health and continued success.

Published: 30th March 2020 07:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th March 2020 07:42 PM   |  A+A-

Hollywood actor Tom Hanks with his wife Rita Wilson

Hollywood actor Tom Hanks with his wife Rita Wilson (Photo | AP)

By ANI

WASHINGTON: Actor Rita Wilson called herself a 'COVID 19 survivor' after returning home from quarantine in Australia.

Rita who tested positive for the coronavirus alongside husband Tom Hanks in Australia earlier this month in an Instagram post thanked God for both her good health and continued success.

As the couple acclimatized back into normal life in Los Angeles, Rita marked the importance of the date, 29 March, while sharing a series of pictures.

"This date, March 29, represents a time of great happiness. I was on Broadway starring with Larry David in his play Fish In The Dark before finding out I had been diagnosed with breast cancer. March 29 also marks five years of being cancer free after having had a bilateral mastectomy.......One year ago on March 29, I was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a street, that as a child, I'd walk on and read all the names of the stars I admired, never believing one day my name would be on one of those stars. And one year ago today, I released my fourth album, Halfway to Home," Rita wrote.

This date, March 29, represents a time of great happiness. I was on Broadway starring with Larry David in his play Fish In The Dark before finding out I had been diagnosed with breast cancer. March 29 also marks five years of being cancer free after having had a bilateral mastectomy. I am so thankful for my health, for the doctors, nurses, friends and family who got me through that time. You, online friends, also need to be thanked because your prayers and optimism were felt deeply. And, so thankful for the blessings God has bestowed on me, then and now. One year ago on March 29, I was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a street, that as a child, I’d walk on an read all the names of the stars I admired, never believing one day my name would be on one of those stars. And one year ago today, I released my fourth album, Halfway to Home. Every day I get to make music is a gift. So much has happened musically in that one year. So much goodness. All of this would not be possible without good health. So, today, March 29, I am celebrating the beauty of this life, the blessings God has given , and my continued good health, even now as a COVID 19 survivor. Please take a moment today to acknowledge the amazing creation your bodies are and to thank it for doing so much.

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She further added: "All of this would not be possible without good health. So, today, March 29, I am celebrating the beauty of this life, the blessings God has given, and my continued good health, even now as a Covid-19 survivor. Please take a moment today to acknowledge the amazing creation your bodies are and to thank it for doing so much."

Expressing her gratitude Wilson thanked god, fans, and also the medical professionals who got her through that time.

Celebrating the beauty of life she concluded, "I am celebrating the beauty of this life, the blessings God has given , and my continued good health, even now as a COVID 19 survivor. Please take a moment today to acknowledge the amazing creation your bodies are and to thank it for doing so much."

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