Her husband, Broadway star Nick Cordero, died of serious complications from COVID-19 after a three-plus-month battle.
And now, almost eight months after his tragic death, Cordero’s widow, Amanda Kloots, took to Instagram and shared the happy news that she has received her first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
While most people applauded her for patiently waiting in line to get a Pfizer shot again at the end of the workday, the single mother would eventually feel the need to hit back at the vaccine mates who asked how she could qualify for a vaccine in California.
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Bittersweet: Amanda Kloots, 38, revealed she was emotional when she received the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a location in Los Angeles on Friday
The Talk instructor and co-host of The Talk began by sharing a photo of herself receiving the vaccine in her left arm at a Los Angeles transit point.
‘I just got my COVID 19 vaccine!’ Kloots wrote with obvious pleasure in her words before explaining how she was able to secure the vaccine.
‘I went to a website and waited in my car until all the appointments were over in the hope that they had some extra vaccines. I was fully prepared to be rejected, but they said they had enough tonight for everyone to wait. ‘
Humble: Kloots received coronavirus vaccination almost eight months after her late husband Nick Cordero died of serious complications from COVID-19 after a three-plus-month battle
A sign of relief: The Talk guru and co-host of The Talk gave a thumbs up moments after she got the vaccine on a drive-thru page
When her husband just passed away in July after spending 95 days in a Los Angeles hospital, it’s easy to see why Kloots was so excited and humbled to get the vaccine.
‘I can not tell you how emotional I was and still am right now. I had Elvis next to me and Live Your Life in the car, ‘she continued, referring to her 20-month-old son from his marriage to Cordero.
‘THANKS to the National Guard who were here today voluntarily since 05:30 and administered the Pfizer vaccine to willing arms. I’ve been terrified since Nick left, as a single mom to get this virus, and now I’m one step closer. Thanks to my friends @laurencpresent and @ thompoint0 for driving and being by my side. ‘
Emotional: About an hour after her first post, Kloots posted a video explaining how she got the vaccine despite not meeting the age requirements for an appointment in California
Make her case: Kloots broke up with emotions when she hit back at vaccine protectors
About an hour after she started her first post, the 38-year-old posted a video explaining how someone can get a coronavirus vaccination if they show perseverance and patience.
“First of all, vaccine scams should not happen. “Everyone should get this vaccine, and everyone who gets it should celebrate that another person has received the vaccine,” she began in the clip.
‘Secondly, I drove to a vaccination site in hopes, and I knew I could possibly be rejected, but I drove and I waited in a line hoping that at the end of the day, at the end of the appointment, they might have extra vaccines. which would otherwise have been thrown out. ‘
As her voice began to get more emotional, Kloots continued: ‘And instead of being thrown out, they were put in an arm; an arm of a surviving single mother who deserves to have an extra vaccine that would have been thrown in the trash. ‘
Working it: Kloots also shared videos and photos promoting her online training course
A moment later, Kloots wanted to make a new video post in which she explained her increased feelings and how she would have been ‘perfectly fine with being rejected’ from receiving a residual vaccine.
‘Luckily the shot worked and they had availability. They were happy to have people there waiting with willing arms, and I was happy to be one of the willing arms. So please do not vaccinate yourself to shame me in my picture after this day where I am so grateful to have this first step in being vaccinated against this virus. ‘
Nick Cordero was only 41 when he passed away in July last year after his long battle with complications of COVID-19.
During the fight for his life, the Bullets Over Broadway star suffered from pneumonia, problems with blood clots such as forced doctors to amputate right leg and severe damage to lungs, among other extreme health problems.
Proud mother: The single mother snuck next to her 20-month-old son Elvis in a photo
RIP: Kloots’ late husband, Broadway star Nick Cordero, passed away in July 2020 after a three-plus match with COVID-19