When Tom Hanks and his wife declared that they were diagnosed with the COVID-19 while on tour in Australia, fans around the world were heartbroken. However, after a few weeks of treatment, Tom and Rita are back in the states, COVID-19 free. Rita Wilson has celebrated a new lease on life as she describes through her Instagram handle, as she reflects on her luck and the blessings that have been embedded in her lifetime.
According to Wilson, March 29 marks a special date that “represents a time of great happiness.” I was on Broadway starring with Larry David in his play Fish in The Dark before finding out I had been diagnosed with breast cancer,” Wilson captioned a slideshow of three photos, the first of which show her and David standing side by side and smiling. “March 29 also marks five years of being cancer-free after having had a bilateral mastectomy. I am so thankful for my health, for the doctors, nurses, friends, and family who got me through that time.”
“You, online friends, also need to be thanked because your prayers and optimism were felt deeply. And, so thankful for the blessings God has bestowed on me, then and now,” she continues.
On Friday, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson touched down in the states in Los Angeles as they returned home after a long quarantine in Australia. Tom and Rita seemed all smiles as they returned home. Hanks announced on March 11 that he and Wilson were diagnosed with a flu-like virus as he was working on his latest project in Australia. Hanks is the first celebrity that was confirmed to have been diagnosed with the novel virus strain. He was also the first celebrity to openly come out and declare that he was diagnosed with the virus because “they felt that it was the right thing to do,” as a source quotes