Kate: Having Derek home with us is wonderful and also a bit overwhelming
Daily Express|April 13, 2021
KATE Garraway said yesterday it was “completely overwhelming but also wonderful” to have her husband back home.
Jan Disley

Derek Draper, 53, left hospital last week after a year spent battling Covid-19 in intensive care.

TV presenter Kate, also 53, said youngsters Darcy, 15, and Billy, 11, were “absolutely loving” having their dad back at the family home in north London and had been “really helpful”.

But she compared Derek’s arrival to that of a newborn baby. Speaking on Good Morning Britain, she told co-host Susanna Reid: “We sort of feel over the moon and overwhelmed in equal measure.

“I do remember that day when you brought home your firstborn and you had sort of been planning for nine months and then you think, ‘What the heck do we do now?’ It’s a little bit like that feeling.”

She said there was a long way to go to see more of the Derek they love.

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