Heroes return to work amid the pandemic

An MTA worker in New York City and a nurse in Boston have recovered from the coronavirus and returned to the front lines.
1:35 | 06/15/20

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Finally tonight, the essential workers back on the America strong. Tonight, the essential workers on the front lines who caught coronavirus, who recovered and who went right back to work. 44-year-old Mia house from roselle, New Jersey, has been a New York City bus driver with the mta for 11 years. David, getting the coronavirus was unexpected. I was one of those that thought, "Not me. I take care of myself. I'm okay, I'm fine." But lo and behold, I caught the virus. Reporter: It took weeks to recover, but Mia is back on her routes and proud. For me, being back to work shows my resiliency. Nothing is going to stop me from being who I am, who I need to be, helping the community. Reporter: Still aware, being an essential worker comes with the mta has lost more than 130 employees to covid-19 and she is always concerned for her own family. I am home now and the new normal is coming in through the garage. Where I -- hi, mommy. Look at my baby. Reporter: Her dog beauty. Then changing and showers before she sees her husband and children. Hi, family. Reporter: Her daughter by her side. My daughter drove us to the supermarket. Yay! Reporter: Now several months in, Mia telling us why she was determined to get become. My favorite part about my job is knowing I'm making a difference. To continue helping the public. This is what I signed up for, this is my job. Maya, we salute If you're delaying

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