Susanna Reid close to tears over elderly couple’s heartwarming reunion in care home

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Susanna Reid was left emotional on Thursday morning, as a sweet clip on Good Morning Britain moved her close to tears.

She wasn't alone though, as viewers watching at home also found themselves teary over the heartwarming moment an elderly couple were reunited in a care home.

Susanna showed the clip to GMB viewers, revealing the story of Doreen, 87, and Harry, 91, who have been married for 67 years.

The pair had been separated for months due to coronavirus, with Harry having been in hospital with the virus.

Doreen had moved into a care home without her husband, as his illness meant he was not allowed to go.

Susanna Reid was close to tears over an elderly couple's heartwarming reunion
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But in the clip, the pair were finally reunited as a stunned Doreen walked in to find her teary husband waiting for her.

Gasping and asking if it was real, he told her it was really him and they sweetly embraced.

As Doreen fought back tears, she placed her arm around Harry and sat on his lap after finally getting to see him after months apart.

The heartwarming video shows the moment a husband and wife are reunited in a care home
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Harry and Doreen were kept apart by coronavirus
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The heartwarming clip has left many moved, including GMB's Susanna on the show on Thursday.

As the camera panned back to the studio, her eyes were filled with tears as she smiled over the adorable reunion.

Ben was also touched by the moment, as Susanna spoke of Doreen repeatedly checking that it was really her husband.

Susanna and Ben loved the sweet video
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Ben said: "There’s something really lovely and really intimate about her sitting on his lap, isn’t there?

"When you look at it, you can imagine the two of them and that pose has been part of their lives since they maybe first met. It’s such an intimate moment isn’t it."

Fans took to Twitter over the clip too, with one message reading: "Aww beautiful clip of the elderly couple reunited, my eyes leaked a little."

Good Morning Britain airs weekdays at 6am on ITV.

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