Scott Simon, a radio host for NPR, spent much of the last week tweeting about his ailing mother's time in a hospital. He gained attention and support for his heartfelt tweets thanking nurses and as his mother's health worsened.
In 2008, Simon did an extended interview with his mother on NPR.
Adrian Carrasquillo is the White House correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC.
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