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Posted at 6:56 PM, Apr 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-10 19:56:45-04

LAFAYETTE, La. — KATC's Dave Baker shows that there's a lot of good news peeking through around the country and even the world, even with a pandemic going on.

Seeing her mom work longer hours at the hospital, 13-year-old Lauren McGarry decided to create t-shirts to help those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The seventh-grader is making shirts that say "Inhale Courage, Exhale Fear" in her Fayetteville, NC home. She uses money from the sale of the shirts to buy snacks for those working in the ICU.

Even ballet dancers in Russia are stuck at home amid the Coronavirus pandemic. But, members of the St. Petersburg Mikhailovsky theater decided to put together a show anyway.

They've posted a video performing alone in their kitchens, living rooms and gardens, all in sweats and leggings.

Desperate to see their loved ones, some residents in Oklahoma City put on a parade at the Bellevue Health and Rehab Center.

For a few family members, it was the first time seeing a loved-one since Oklahoma adopted shelter in place orders. Residents of the home came outside to wave at family members as they drove by, some with signs like "Love you Grandma."

It was a day of celebration at one hospital in Nevada. Southern Hills sent home its first critical Coronavirus patient this week. they say Alfred, who's in his 60's had underlying health issues, contracted Coronaviurs and was close to dying.

After three weeks, mostly in the ICU, he was able to leave without any symptoms, but with a lot of love and support from the hospital staff that saved his life.

And those are some of the good news stories making headlines.