Culture Beat / May 28, 2020

98-Year-Old Survivor of Pearl Harbor Beats Coronavirus

One tough WWII veteran has recovered from his bout with COVID-19.

“Robert Bates was only one out of three men in his group to survive when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, WZZM reported. After World War II, he returned home to work for the U.S. postal service. He has been a long-term care resident at American Senior Communities since 2015. After he tested positive for the coronavirus, Bates spent weeks in the Indianapolis VA Hospital battling double pneumonia.”

“Once he defeated coronavirus and its complications, he returned to his nursing home. Bates, also known as Paw Paw, lost weight and strength during his illness, but according to the nursing home, he is making ‘wonderful progress.’”

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