Coronavirus: Couple reunited after spending three weeks in hospital

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — An Alabama couple who were hospitalized with the coronavirus and separated for three weeks shortly after celebrating their 50th anniversary were reunited Monday.

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Barry and Diane Bearden are recovering and had their first meal together, a special lunch of meat loaf and mashed potatoes, Huntsville Hospital said on social media.

“Their smiles made our day,” Devin Rudd, a nurse at the hospital, said in a statement. “We’ve seen a lot of bad, so it’s really great to see some happy.”

Barry and Diane Bearden have good reason to smile. Monday was their first meal together since being hospitalized with...

Posted by Huntsville Hospital on Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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