There are a lot of people across the United States who have not taken the coronavirus threat seriously, in part because it hasn’t hit someone close to them yet. It doesn’t feel real. It’s not personal.
It’s become very personal for Minnesota’s Karl-Anthony Towns.
His mother is in a medically-induced coma due to COVID-19, something he talked about in an emotional Instagram post Tuesday night.
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Sharing my story in the hopes that everyone stays at home! We need more equipment and we need to help those medical personnel on the front lines. Thank you to the medical staff who are helping my mom. You are all the true heroes! Praying for all of us at this difficult time.
“My mother is the strongest woman I know. I know she’ll beat this.”
Our thoughts are with Towns, his mother, and his family. We want to hear about how she beat this.