Couple in their 90s reunited after COVID-19 separation

Virginia, 95, and Jack Byrne, 94, spent more than a year apart.
1:25 | 04/09/21

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about rybelsus today. Finally tonight, I do love hearing from so many of you. Your stories become our stories. Tonight, the letter from a viewer in St. Louis, Missouri. It started like this. Dear ABC and David Muir, my patients just celebrated their 72nd anniversary. My dad is in a memory care facility, my mom lives on her own. For the first time in over a year, my mom and dad got to actually touch and hug in person. 72 years of marriage. 13 children, tons of grandchildren and a long and happy love story. My dad is 94 and my mom is 95. Here they are touching for the first time. Virginia and jack burn. As my mom was waiting to see my dad, she said, each minute feels like an hour. I'm as nervous as a schoolgirl. That nervous schoolgirl right here tonight. Oh, David. Virginia birn from St. Louis telling us about that long-awaited hug with her husband, jack. The lights went on again in my life. I looked into his eyes. And his eyes sparkled, as they always did when we were close together. It was a wonderful moment. I could hardly let go. The pictures tonight as powerful as that letter. One more couple back together. Virginia and jack. That's why we do this. I'm David Muir. I'll see you right back here

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