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Good news: April 15, 2020

Posted at 6:39 PM, Apr 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-15 19:50:59-04

The CDC says adults 65 and older are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID 19, but some are defying the odds. A 99-year-old Brazilian World War II veteran was led out of a hospital in Brasilia yesterday to a chorus of cheers.

Officials say Ermando Armelino Piveta defeated the Coronaviurs after eight days in the hospital.

Taking care of the healthcare professionals on the front line of the Coronavirus pandemic, Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Winn-Dixie, paid for the groceries of thousands of shoppers in seven states during an hour designated for first responders.

The company's CEO says the inspiration came from actor Tyler Perry, who paid for groceries at 29 Winn-Dixie stores last week.

A teacher in Pittsburgh, California wanted to make sure her student's birthday didn't pass without some kind of celebration.

So Dorothy Mallari surprised her student Byron at his home with balloons and chalk. His mom said he was looking forward to a birthday with his classmates. Mallari is the same teacher who went viral last year when her class put together a song and dance inspired by Lizzo's "Truth Hurts"

Some non-Coronavirus news. Why did the ducks cross the road?

The Manatee County Sheriff's office posting a video online of a mother duck and her twenty ducklings crossing a road to get to some water. The department says, it's a reminder to always follow the speed limit. no word on if they were violating safer at home orders.