Cancer patient receives drive-by birthday party amid virus pandemic


CRAVEN COUNTY, NC (WCTI) — The coronavirus pandemic is forcing people to wait for big birthday celebrations or get creative.

Mary Bob Barrow of Craven County, North Carolina is a cancer patient who celebrated her 60th birthday on Saturday.

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Barrow is a survivor of thyroid, brain, ovarian and breast cancer.

And people from all over the state tried to make it special for her with a drive-by parade.

“They all came just for me, and it’s really special. I’ve been fighting cancer, and so this is sort of a critical birthday,” said Barrow. “It just made me feel really special, and I’m a fighter. I’m not giving up by any means, but I’ve got a tough road ahead of me.”

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