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100-year-old WWII veteran recovers from coronavirus after 58-day hospital stay

Lloyd Falk lost his wife of 74 years to COVID-19 a few weeks ago.

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It's hasn't been an easy couple of months for Lloyd Falk.

But the 100-year-old World War II veteran was celebrated on Wednesday by hospital workers in Virginia as he beat coronavirus, even despite losing his wife of 74 years to the virus a few weeks ago.

"Mr. Falk was admitted to the hospital on March 24 as one of our first COVID-19 patients," Henrico Doctors’ Hospital officials wrote on Facebook. "Despite losing his wife of 74 years to the virus a few weeks ago, Mr. Falk continued to stay strong, defying the odds and surviving his fight against COVID-19."

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