Dad recovered from COVID-19 to walk daughter down the aisle

After spending two weeks on a ventilator this 67-year-old father was able to dance at his daughter’s wedding.
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Phillips now in Washington with the latest headlines. Good afternoon. Reporter: T.J., good to see you. Thanks so much. Some of the major stories we're working on everyone is still talking about the hangover across America following that first debate debacle. Now the commission on presidential debates announcing changes, promising more structure when the candidates face off again in two weeks. This all triggered by the unrelenting and unruly interruptions we all witnessed, mostly by the president. The commission is going to tighten the rules, saying additional tools need to be in place to maintain order in the remaining face-offs. We're learning more about the terrible toll coronavirus is taking on the latinx community. The Dean of Baylor university telling the hispanic conference we're seeing the historic decimation of the Latin community. Pointing to the huge number of parents resigning. Dr. Anthony Fauci adding we're the worst hit country in the world. To the latest job numbers just in. Another 837,000 people filing for unemployment last week. Claims stagnating at a high level for the past five weeks as layoffs remain historically high seven months after the coronavirus pandemic struck. At least 32,000 employees at American airlines and united will be grounded. The company going forward with massive job cuts following the treasury secretary and law makers' failure to deliver a coronavirus relief package. Both carriers say they would bring workers back if a deal is reached soon. I love this story. Determination out of Oklahoma. This 67-year-old dad was diagnosed with covid in June, spending two weeks on a ventilator, moving mountains literally to walk his daughter down the aisle. Well, he made it. He and his daughter dancing to the song "Ain't no mountain high enough." Ron Cruz's therapist says he got up every morning, does his exercises to try and regain what he's lost. He didn't want anyone to do anything for him. It got him to his daughter's side for her wedding day. A true fighter. Love his spirit. Thank you, Kyra. We appreciate it. Much more ahead on "Gma3."

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