Frontline workers across the globe have been spending time away from their families in order to battle the pandemic. But this week, one mom has reunited with her daughter's after 9 weeks and the video is utterly tear-jerking.
Keep scrolling for the emotional video...
Working on the frontlines of this pandemic doesn't just have physical health repercussions.
In fact, some have spoken out and said that we will soon be facing a PTSD crisis...said Stanford University Professor Debra Kaysen, head of the school’s International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
Despite everything, in our hour of need...
And when it comes to medical pandemics?
And more often than not...
We can get so wrapped up in ourselves, that we forget how much we rely on these people...
They themselves put their own health at stake.
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And of course, this is no different when it comes to the current outbreak.
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In fact, things have gotten so bad that retired healthcare professionals are being asked to return.BBC.
Many frontline staff have been unable to see their families.
But some workers are finally being reunited with their family...
Suzanne Vaughan has been working on the frontlines of the National Health Service in the UK.And she has been away from her 2 daughters for 9 nine weeks.
The forty-three-year-old made the difficult decision to separate from nine-year-old Bella and seven-year-old Hettie while she worked in a hospital operating theatre and ICU.She has been working around the clock - doubling her usual work hours.
She spoke out about what it was like to leave her daughters:“Leaving them was very emotional as I didn’t know how long it would be until I saw them again - I never expected it to be nine weeks," she explained. “But so many others have made the same sacrifices because we want to help people and fight this virus."
@PrideOfBritain @Lottsoflove21 This is lovely. When the girls are older they will be able to appreciate what a wond… https://t.co/6qlV0iuowN— Lisa Marrey (@Lisa Marrey)1591139137.0
But now she's had the chance to finally reunite with her girls...In the emotional clip, that has since gone viral on Twitter, she can be seen surprising her daughters, who had been staying with her sister.
The adorable pair had no clue their mom was behind them.She sneaks up on them before sharing a tear-jerking cuddle.
It's a truly heartwarming sight.
@PrideOfBritain @Lottsoflove21 What a truly beautiful video. Thank you Susie for your selfless dedication to caring… https://t.co/lXRulCh75j— Kerry Eldridge 💙 (@Kerry Eldridge 💙)1591158097.0