‘Best Mother’s Day ever': 81-year-old returns home after 2-month fight with COVID-19

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — An 81-year-old grandmother is back home Saturday night for Mother’s Day after a two-month fight with the coronavirus.

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Friends and family surprised Maxine Hare as she arrived home. Despite her tough fight, her spirit and sense of humor never left.

“I didn’t know I had so many friends,” Hare said.

>> In the video at the top of the page, Hare shares her heartfelt thanks to those friends who were by her side every step of the way.