FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — A 36-year-old mother of twins with no underlying conditions died just weeks after being diagnosed with the coronavirus in Fulton County.
Channel 2′s Audrey Washington talked to Linda Green, whose daughter Brent died April 3, leaving behind 12-year-old twin boys. Green hopes her daughter’s death will serve as a warning to others.
Green said Brent worked for a successful metro Atlanta company and was always responsible.
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“She was happy, going around doing everything that she needed to do," Green said.
Green said the family thinks Brent died after a trip to the grocery store in March to pick up food for her kids. A few days later, she got sick.
A few days after her shopping trip, Brent told her mother she had a headache and was having trouble breathing.
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“She didn’t know what was going on," Green said. "She passed out.”
She went to the hospital and eventually tested positive for the virus. At first, Brent made some improvements, but then her health turned for the worse.
Green said a nurse let her speak to her daughter for what would be the final time.
“Fight baby and do everything you can to come back to me," Green said she told her daughter. But Brent never came back.
“I love you too mama," Green said. "Those were the last words I heard come out of my daughter’s mouth.”
Now, Green has a message for anyone who thinks they can't fall victim to the virus.
“Please do all the things you can to fight this disease and not be among each other and taking it lightly," Green said. "If you continue to mislead and think that this is not for real, you will not see the people that you love (again)."
Green’s two grandsons are now staying with her, but they still don’t understand why their mother is gone.
You can help the family by donating to their GoFundMe HERE.
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