'Masks save lives': Former mask skeptic shares story after getting COVID-19

Ta'Marsh Pope, 47, has gone from COVID-19 skeptic to a harbinger of the pandemic's dangers.
1:47 | 08/06/20

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I just want people didn't know bay. This is here it. Did you hear stuff on such immediate yourself on the news. And you just tried it just trying to put it will gather at. Something ballot Latin. If questionable it was a mixed they're absolutely balance between immediately. Most of the media. Way you know like a bit I would try to find out. That aren't on the cell. I couldn't sleep at night. I would just right. Crane and that every town eight pain would see it. I would extend me an outlet asked god to remove the you have to take it from somebody that's been through the experience and the trauma that. This is really hope. I don't want anybody to go through what. When I stayed pain. Is pain. Sometimes it's unbearable pain. You don't want to go to. Take it from me. Pain. Headaches. Shortness of breath. Being away from your family being away from your chowder or your children. This is not to be play when. Christian. Mann school. Saying you're lying to save ours.

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