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An anti-vaccine mother who was hooked on conspiracy theories died after admitting that not receiving the jab was the worst mistake of her life.wikipedia
Now the heartbroken family of 24-year-old Abby Gibbs, who passed away after a nearly three-week battle in intensive care, is now urging people to get the Covid vaccine from her.
Abby’s mother, Lynne Gibbs, and her brother, Lewis Gibbs, described how the mother of three, from Brandon, County Durham, had left a mark on everyone she knew.
Gibbs, who described Abby as her “best friend,” said everyone knew her for her humor and loyalty to her loved ones.wikipedia
She said: ‘She had a beautiful smile, she was so kind, it was her smile, generosity and humor from her that got everyone.’
How old was Abby Gibbs ?
She was 24 year old.
“ She made us laugh to the point of tears, she was very funny and she was proud of her children.
“She was my best friend, I could trust her for anything and she would support her family through thick and thin.”
Abby, a former hairdresser apprentice, was the mother of six-year-old Makayla, five-year-old Harrison and Fallyn, who will turn three on Monday.
Ms Gibbs said: ‘She just wanted to be a mother, even from a very young age she would push strollers with babies that looked like babies in them.
“ The only thing she talked about was her children, she was very proud of her children.
She had even asked for clothes for one of her friend’s unborn children.
‘At Christmas, she even she would go online and visit this website to help parents without much money and buy and send the toys to the children.
She “She simply shows how much she loved her children and everyone else’s children.”
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Abby was admitted to intensive care at North Durham University Hospital, where she spent 17 days battling the virus, after becoming seriously ill from Covid early last month. She died on September 22.
Ms Gibbs said: ‘Abby was supposed to go on the same day as me to get vaccinated, but she was so hooked on conspiracy theories that she decided not to go.
“The first day she was admitted, she said, ‘Mom, I wish she had gone and had the vaccine, this is the worst mistake I’ve ever made.’
Only able to communicate with her children and her family via Facetime, Ms. Gibbs said that Abby continued to support her family for as long as she could, even as her situation worsened.
She said: ‘She was in intensive care and ordered a complete store online, with clothes, she was fixing things for the children.’
Explaining that her children had been at the forefront of his mind, Lewis added: ‘I was the last person she spoke to, and she said, make sure you take care of the children, make sure they can have the best life possible.’ .
Abby died in the same hospital where she had been admitted on Wednesday, September 22.
But in a great outpouring of support for her children and her family, this past Sunday more than 150 people from across the community gathered in Brandon to launch a balloon in memory of Abby.
In the meantime, close friends have set up a GoFundMe, which has so far raised over £ 1,000, to help support Abby’s children.
Mr. Gibbs said: “We are so overwhelmed and impressed by the amount of support we have received from the community.
“This Brandon community is very close-knit and so special – we’ve been inundated with messages, cards and flowers and we don’t know how to thank everyone enough.”
Gibbs, who said the whole family had gone to get her vaccine after Abby’s death, said: ‘We just hope this helps raise awareness for people to move forward.
‘At Brandon, when Abby died, the amount of people, you couldn’t get a walk-in for a jab, they didn’t have any left.
“I don’t wish this on anyone, having to sit the children down and tell them that her mother has gone to heaven.
If Abby had been vaccinated, she would still be here today.
“ Everyone will miss her. ”
Abby Gibbs Quick and Facts
- Abby Gibbs, 24, died from Covid-19 on September 22 after three-week battle
- Her family have said she was hooked on conspiracy theories and refused jab
- However, after falling ill she told her mother it was the worst mistake of her life
- They are not urging others to get the vaccine to avoid the same fate