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Karl-Anthony Towns opens up on mother’s death in emotional video

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The Minnesota Timberwolves superstar Karl-Anthony Towns opened up about his mother, Jacqueline Towns, who passed away due to coronavirus’ complications.

In a heartfelt video titled “The Toughest Year of My Life”, the two-time All-Star center talked about the tragic passing of his beloved mother.

Jacqueline Towns died on April 13 due to complications from COVID-19. The Timberwolves released a statement at the time, saying she “had been battling the virus for more than a month” before she died.

The Wolves’ center explained in the video that she seemed to get better in the third week, after she diagnosed with the virus.

However, she suffered a stroke during the night with the doctors saying she would not be able to have a meaningful life in the aftermath. 

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