MSNBC's "Dateline: White House" paid tribute to Alexandra Chitwood, the Manheim Township Middle School counselor who died of COVID-19 earlier this month.

In Wednesday night's segment, host Nicolle Wallace said Chitwood's husband, Kenneth noted that his wife "could spot an underdog a mile away — students who maybe just needed a little extra help and attention." 

Wallace said the couple had planned to moved into a new house just before Christmas, but both tested positive for coronavirus. 

"Alexandra seemed fine one moment. In the next, she was gone," Wallace said.

"Alexandra Chitwood, an advocate for underdogs everywhere, was just 45 years old," Wallace said.


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