Bob and Vincent Phillips from my personal photo collection.

My 93-year-old father died from COVID on Saturday. He’d had the virus for three weeks and was stable until Friday, when he took a turn for the worse. In a matter of 12 hours, he was gone. They gave him morphine in his final hours to help him breathe easier, but it was to no avail. He passed away in a non-responsive state.

Sadly, I couldn’t be there with him. I live in Texas, and he lived in New York. He was quarantined in a nursing home and wasn’t allowed visitors. If I had gone to New York, I would…

Bob Phillips

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