Amanda Kloots Marks 1-Year Anniversary of Finding 'First Home' with Late Husband Nick Cordero
Nick Cordero and his family were getting ready to move into their new house when the Broadway star fell ill with the novel coronavirus
The fitness instructor, 38, shared a sweet Instagram post to commemorate the milestone moment on Tuesday, posting a photo of the Broadway star — who died this summer from coronavirus complications at the age of 41 — with the family after they had viewed what would eventually become their "first home."
"The first thing we saw when we walked in the door was a picture of Elvis Presley from Jailhouse Rock. It was a sign!" she continued. "We had found our first home. Nick was so happy, so confident that we would get this home even though we had NOTHING in place and barely enough money to get a mortgage."
"I’ll never forget this day and I’m incredibly grateful to Nick for being so persistent on this decision because now Elvis and I have a beautiful place to live and he is with us there every day. ❤️."
Kloots also shared several other picture taken from that day on her Instagram Stories. In the shots, the couple can be seen smiling as they take a tour around the neighborhood.
"This was exactly one year ago today. The day we found our house," Kloots wrote in the caption of one photo.
"Wish I could go back in time to this day today," she captioned another post. "One year go. Love you baby."
Cordero and his family were in the middle of finalizing a cross-country move from New York City to the West Coast when he fell ill with the novel coronavirus.
The actor died on July 5 at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he had been in the intensive care unit for more than 90 days due to complications related to the COVID-19 virus.
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"Isn’t that funny how the things you get yourself so worried about emotionally sometimes aren’t that bad in the end?" she remarked. "I think this is because I know this was Nicks dream and today Elvis and I are bringing that dream to life."