NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Brooklyn man who has been battling the coronavirus since April made it home for Thanksgiving.

Willie left the Atrium Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing facility in Canarsie.

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The facility didn’t give his full name or age but says he fought COVID for seven months before being well enough to go home.

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Willie was overcome with emotion from all the support and love from the staff and his family as they played the song “Eye of the Tiger” as he left.

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