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good morning, america. attacks intensifying. images posted by ukrainian officials show the aftermath of a bombing on a school, up to 60 people buried in the rubble. as ukraine targets russian-held territories, president zelenskyy's new message as russia gears up for its victory day. and what cia director william burns is now saying about this stage of the war. we've got the latest on the ground in ukraine. show of support. president biden's meeting today with g7 leaders, the items on the agenda as nations try to step up the pressure on moscow. heightened alert. churches across the country bracing for possible protests today from abortion rights supporters.
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plus, the protests overnight, outside justice kavanaugh's home. tourist deaths. three americans found dead in their hotel rooms at a luxury bahamas resort. the questions this morning as authorities investigate. new images. as police try to track down that corrections officer and escaped murder suspect, the morning their plot unfolded. wildfire danger. extreme conditions fanning the flames of a monster fire in new mexico. the raging blazes with no relief in sight. rich strike is coming up on the inside. >> against all odds. the fantastic finish at the kentucky derby when an 80 to 1 long shot pays off. and miami heats up, grand prix racing, just hours way. why all eyes are on ferrari this morning. and born to care. this morning, we're celebrating the mothers who also work as nurses. >> we're in this profession
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because we care. >> the day they finally get to put themselves first. good morning, america. happy mother's day to all the mothers out there, to janai as well. >> to both of you. >> and to you. >> exactly. >> speaking of mothers, dr. jill biden on the ukraine/slovakia border right now. to tour to border crossings support facilities and to meet with volunteers and first responders. >> dr. biden's visit coming as russia increases its attacks, the latest one devastating. these images posted by government officials show dozens of people feared dead at a school sheltering nearly 100 people in the basement. >> staging their own attacks, drone footage capturing this assault on russian-held snake island to stop efforts to control the black sea. marcus moore joining us live from just outside of kyiv. marcus, good morning once again.
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>> reporter: whit, good morning. we're at what's left of a restaurant here in irpin, in the suburb of kyiv, when you drive around this city, it's almost as if every single building, whether it's a business or a home, has sustained some bit of damage. while in the east, the full impacts of this war are still being revealed. this morning, dozens feared dead. after russia bombed a school in eastern ukraine, where about 90 people were taking shelter. ukrainian officials saying as many 60 people may have died in the blast. overnight, the government posting these images showing the devastating aftermath. in odesa, russia missiles hitting this area. an airport runway and a nearby residential area.e in a - firefighters working to extinguish the flames. russia trying to make a strong show of force, hours before its victory day holiday. cia director william burns saying that putin is feeling pressure to double down. >> i think he's in a frame of mind where he doesn't believe he can afford to lose. the stakes are quite high in
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this phase. >> reporter: but ukraine is stepping up its offensive, pummeling several buildings on russian-held snake island. while in mariupol, glimmers of hope, ukraine said all of the civilians taking shelter at a besieged steel plant have evacuated and are safe. ukrainian president zelenskyy saying 300 people were saved. the focus turns to the wounded. medics and their military. to mark mother's day, first lady jill biden meeting with mothers and their children participating in activities to honor the occasion in romania. in ukraine, residents across the devastating east find craters, leaving their streets nearly impassable. in irpin, residents at this apartment are among the lucky ones, their homes are still standing. many yearning to rebuild their lives. >> you know, the homes, the most important thing.
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>> absolutely. i've heard the phrase, home is where the heart is. >> it is. >> reporter: and he said that many people are reluctant to return home until after may 9th, they're simply unsure what russia will do next and they're watching and waiting. eva, today, we have heard the air raid sirens far more frequently, gives you a sense of evidence of how many attacks are happening. >> marcus, thank you. now to washigton, where president biden will meet online with g7 leaders today. abc's karen travers is at the white house with more. good morning to you, karen. >> reporter: the timing of president biden's virtual meeting with key u.s. allies and g7 leaders is significant and deliberate. this comes right before russia's victory day, and it's meant to show a very strong show of
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support and unity for ukraine. the white house press secretary jen psaki on friday was blunt, saying by now vladimir putin was expecting to march through the streets of kyiv. she said that is not going to happen. on the agenda the global impact of russia's war, ongoing military and economic aid for ukraine and new costs on russia. this meeting comes just two days after the president announced the u.s. is providing another $150 million in new security assistance for ukraine, and that's going to include artillery munitions, electronic jamming equipment. since the start of the war in late february, the biden administration has committed $3.8 billion with this latest round of assistance that fund the administration has been able to tap into is close to running out. he's asking congress for $33 billion to give to ukraine, $20 billion for military assistance. $8.5 billion for economic assistance. $3 billion in humanitarian aid. today, president biden and the
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g7 leaders are also going to announce new sanctions on russia, part of the ongoing effort to impose costs for the war in ukraine. janai? >> all right, karen travers, thank you so much for that update. now to the battle over abortion rights on this mother's day. catholic churches in the u.s. on heightened security alert. due to calls from protests from abortion rights supporters. abc's faith abubey joins us now from washington. faith, good morning to you. all of this comes after the supreme court leak just days ago. >> reporter: good morning to you, janai. that leak of the supreme court draft opinion has set off a firestorm among abortion rights activists who are concerned that constitutional rights to abortion could be overturned. so today some of those activists are planning to take their fight i front of or inside catholic churches like this one. but take a look at this video overnight, protesters outside the homes of justices kavanaugh and roberts. chanting pro-abortion messages. law enforcement agencies say they're aware and concerned
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about calls for demonstrations from multiple groups. one of the groups explaining on twitter, they're calling for the mother's day abortion rights strike, and in outside of catholic churches, because, quote, six extremists catholics set out to overturn roe. a day after that bombshell supreme court draft opinion leak, demonstrators defaced the walls at the sacred heart of mary heart in boulder, colorado, saying they left graffiti and broke some glass there at that church. in new york, police officers have been ordered to be on heightened awareness around catholic churches. some of the churches say they're working with police to protect themselves from any violence this weekend. but this morning, the attorney general is sending a clear warning to these protesters, reminding them that they could face legal consequences for obstructing or interfering with worship.
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public opinion polling there's a disconnect between what people think catholics believe and what many actually believe, a 2019 pew survey reveals that opposed abortion, most catholics 56% said abortion should be legal in most cases. now in the meantime amid these protests, we're hearing from justice clarence thomas for the first time. according to the "washington post" he told a group of lawyers that institutions cannot be bullied to give people the outcomes that they want. whit? >> those comments getting a lot of attention. faith abubey, thank you. let's bring in martha raddatz who will be hosting "this week" later on this morning. martha, good morning, always great to speak with you. let's start with that leaked draft opinion from the supreme court on roe v. wade. you have big interviews on the show today, including senator amy klobuchar and arkansas governor asa hutchinson.
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how are lawmakers preparing for what's expected to be a historic ruling? >> in arkansas, a ban will take place immediately if roe is officially overturned. arkansas is a trigger law state, one of 13 with no exceptions except for the life of the mother, no real plans in place for what happens if a woman needs an abortion there, and abortion providers in arkansas could face 10 years in prison. as for abortion rights supporters, they'll redouble efforts to get state laws passed for women who want abortions, to get money and support to abortion rights supporters. >> all sides bracing for what's to come. i want to turn to the war in ukraine, we noted earlier the heightened concerns ahead of russia's victory day celebration. how worried are they for the next 48 hours? >> reporter: whit, they just don't know what putin will do, he certainly wants to declare some kind of victory, but that will be pretty hard to do given what's going on in ukraine, will
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he declare full-scale war or make claims on some part of ukraine that he doesn't currently occupied? remember, russians don't know the full extent of what's going on in ukraine. and we don't know exactly what putin will do tomorrow to convince his people this fight is worth with. >> all right, martha, thank you. before i let you go, i want to wish you a very happy mother's day to you as well. >> thank you. >> one of the many supermoms we're blessed to work with here. tune into "this week" later, because martha has those exclusive interviews with senator klobuchar and asa hutchinson about the future of abortion rights in the u.s., plus white hous covid coordinator ashish jha. the forecast for 100 million covid cases later this year. eva? authorities in alabama releasing new video in the urgent search for a corrections officer and an escaped murder suspect. video shows vicky white checking out of a quality inn in florence, alabama, the search
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now reaching across several states with $20,000 reward for information leading to their capture. now to the rise in covid cases, more than 40 states seeing significant increases. abc's phil lipof with the latest. as some officials consider bringing back mask rules. phil, good morning to you. >> reporter: janai, good morning to you. covid infections are climbing. more than 22% last week, triggering concern all across the country. 42 states and territories have seen an increase in infections of 10% or more over the last seven days alone. the cdc says chicago is now in the medium risk category this mother's day warning of a potential surge, and though there is no mask mandate, still urging people to mask up and avoid large gatherings altogether. new york city's mayor said he's not ruling out a new mask mandate. all of this while dozens of states have closed public testing sites.
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similarly not reporting those results to health officials. the number of infected right now is likely much higher. the biden administration warning as many as 100 million americans could be infected this fall and winter. on top of it all, if congress doesn't approve of covid funding. whit? >> thank you. >> overseas, the lockdown in china are again threatening the global supply chain. hundreds of ship at anchor in shanghai. some companies warning of new price hikes. abc's britt clennett has more from hong kong. >> reporter: this morning, the global fallout of locking down china's economic powerhouse growing by the day. severesore covid measures in shanghai, the world's largest shipping center, stemming the flow of goods out of china. satellite images capturing the congestion of cargo ships backed up around the shanghai coast. some 344 ships snarled in the port of shanghai. a 34% increase from last month, according to a royal bank of
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canada report. the report also finding it could take 74 days longer for goods from china to reach the states. an economist said american consumers will feel the impact. >> if the products are not getting around to producers to ports it doesn't matter the time it takes for products to go from china to the u.s. it remains the same. >> reporter: american manufacturers already feeling the pinch. they make appliances for u.s. households of china. scrambling to produce enough of his pressure cookers touted by oprah to meet the demand. >> if we're able to get them on a boat, we do it, whatever the cost. >> reporter: apple also expecting to take a hit of up to $8 billion. while there are covid cases in other cities the bulk of the cases are in shanghai and beijing.
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covid restrictions across the country, however, adding pressure to global supply chains even further. >> eva. >> britt, thank you. now to the desperate wildfire situation in the southwest, close to 20 million americans under red flag warnings this weekend. let's get the latest from abc's zohreen shah in santa fe, new mexico. whipping through the monster nd- fire in northeastern new mexico. the hermits peak calf canyon fire, the second largest in state's history, bracing with acreage to explode. dry terrain combined with extreme heat with wind gusts potentially fueling flames through the weekend. >> once an ember hits, gets into this tall grass, it's going to spread and it's going to keep burning. >> reporter: 1,400 firefighters now battling two raging blazes that have scorched over 265 square miles over the last month, only about a fifth of it
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contained. already up to 170 homes destroyed. >> i just kind of went around and said good-bye, you know, that this could be the last time i sit at my grandmother's table. >> i grabbed my rosary, jumped in the truck and left. mes dangosla national lab. no sign of relief in sight. >> there are still people in the evacuation zones are refusing to leave. you can't outrun this fire. if it gets up and going, you are in the path of danger. this is the time to leave.p>> r warnings are in effect from california to texas, nearly 20 million americans are potentially impacted. janai. >> our thanks to zohreen. time now for a check of the weather and meteorologist cheryl scott from our abc station in chicago, in for rob this
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morning. looking like sunshine. we're not going to get anywhere. >> it was so rainy yesterday. we had to brighten things up today. the rain will subside across the east coast. the big story is that fire danger and you can see the fire outlook today, critical to extreme, and unfortunately these conditions aren't improving today nor tomorrow. they remain in place over the next couple of days. we have extremely dry air. you can see the red flag warnings from arizona into new mexico, extremely dry air, humidity down to 5%. wind gusts, anywhere from 45 to 55 miles per hour. the strong winds out of the south-southwest. extreme to exceptional drought remains in place with no meaningful or measurable rainfall in the immediate future. that's what we'll be focusing here today. let's get a check of your local >> happy mother's day. a nice view here.
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it is cold in the upper elevations in the wind will kick up. all of that working down to the surface for a chilly day below average with gusty winds and that trend is going to last through tomorrow and tuesday. highs in the low to mid 50's in san francisco, upper 50's in oakland. still a slight chance of showers tomorrow. okay, so most importantly that heavy rain yesterday, it was a mess here in the city and the east coast, a lot of that will start to taper today. get some sunshine this week. speaking of sunshine, let's go to the land of eternal sunshine, florida, the inaugural miami grind prix is just hours away. ready to see some action. joining us from miami is marty smith. thanks so much for being with us. >> reporter: my pleasure. thank you guys so much for having me. it's a beautiful day in south florida. >> so it's race day, but get us
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to speed what went down at qualifying. >> reporter: the ferrari teammates carlos sainz and charles leclerc swept the top two positions. leclerc taking the pole position, and that's the third time this year he has won the pole, and he's having a championship-caliber year so far. he's won two of the first four race, while for sainz it's been a bit of a feast or famine season. he has had two podiums and two failures to finish. leclerc noted while they're very good on these very technical turns here in miami, the red bull team are extremely fast down these very long straightaways. it's going to be quite a battle today. >> let's talk about that red bull team, coming into this race, they're finishing 1-2 two weeks ago in italy, do you think
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they're the team that's the favorite to win here in miami? >> it certainly helps ferrari that they're in the top two ppositions. if you qualify on the pole, you have a great opportunity to win in this type of racing, no doubt that there are a lot of passing zones here on this racetrack, it was designed that way. and max verstappen is an extremely aggressive driver. i spoke with red bull team principal christian horner, and i asked him what separates verstappen from everyone else. he said it is ruthlessness. it is relentlessness. he said, i have been around all kinds of drivers. i've never met one that was more ruthless than max verstappen. certainly this racetrack is befitting his skill set. >> you got to have some guts, right? f1 is quickly becoming a phenomenon here in the u.s., but for viewers that are brand-new to this sport, what should they be watching for this afternoon? >> one thing certainly to look for is the performance of seven-time world champion lewis hamilton. he is in many minds the greatest that's ever done it in formula 1, but he has had a difficult season. he's extremely frustrated and
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they're trying to acclimate to a new car that formula 1 implemented this season. after his sixth place qualifying effort on saturday hamilton said, look, this is better than we have been the past couple of weeks. but we're nowhere close to being as competitive as we need to be. to have an opportunity to win races. he also said, look. we are doing everything we can, and hopefully they can improve that performance for hamilton sood. >> we know they'll be tweaking right up until race time. thank you so much for being with us this morning, and you can tune into the miami grand prix today at 3:30 p.m. eastern right here on abc. >> i'm jealous of marty's outft. did you see that? solid lapel with the blush rose coat for mother's day. >> so miami. >> he's ready for brunch before the races later. still ahead here on "gma" -- resort mystery. what we're learning this morning about the death of three u.s. tourists at a resort. and how the longest long shot came from nowhere to win
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to keep san francisco safe. recall chesa boudin now. they are not alone. coming dow coming down the wire, rich strike is coming up on the inside. oh, my goodness. the longest shot has won the kentucky derby. welcome back to "gma" on this sunday morning. could you hear the excitement, against all odds, a nail-biting finish at this year's kentucky derby. the race's favorites leading the pack in the final stretch, when the long shot rich strike, with 80 to 1 odds to win, cut to the inside and started weaving his way down the stretch, making it first to the finish line, the greatest odds upset since 1913. >> you know, the other thing that's amazing that horse and the entire team didn't even know he was racing until friday. they got the nod. won the show. >> whoever bet on him won a lot
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of money. let's take a look at some of the other big stories we're following this morning. happening right now, multiple wildfires burning in palm beach and broward counties in the florida everglades. the fires ravaging more than 26,000 acres so far. the florida forest service is reporting the cause of all three fires is lightning. no structures have been damaged. also right now, we're celebrating the life of country singer mickey gilley. he had 17 number one country songs. he was the inspiration for the movie "the urban cowboy." he's also credited as one of the first investors to bring country music fans to branson, missouri. mickey gilley was 86 years old. and a tricky rescue, when a bear you see there got stuck between two shipping containers in los angeles. the l.a. fire department working for hours to move one of the containers so they could free the animal that had been sedated. the bear was then handed over to
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the department of fish and wildlife. we start this half hour with the mystery surrounding the deaths of three americans on vacation in the bahamas, all staying at a popular tourist resort. abc's lama hasan is here with more. good morning to you, lama. >> reporter: yeah, and good morning to you, eva. as the urgent search for clues intensifies this morning, new questions why three american tourists were found dead in their hotel rooms. with no signs of violence or foul play. this morning, families are searching for answers after a dream vacation turned into a nightmare, officials hunting for clues after three americans were found dead at sandals emerald bay resort, known as a luxury travel destination. the bahamian health minister said two men and a woman were
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found dead after two separate villas. >> physicians at the facility saw them and subsequently they began to improve. the extent of the illness is still unclear. >> reporter: police arriving at the first villa, discovering one of the victims with no signs of trauma. he was celebrating his anniversary with his wife, their son austin describing his parents' frightening ordeal, saying his mother, finding her husband lying on the saying his mother woke up finding her husband lying on the floor. she couldn't move. her arms and legs were swollen, now being air lifted. >> usually, when people are transferred especially air lifted they're typically in critical condition and require a higher level of care. >> reporter: at the second villa, they found a man and a woman unresponsive. authorities say foul play is not suspected. the sandals resort issuing a statement, we're actively working to support both the investigation as well as the guests' families in every way possible during this difficult
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time. with little insight into what went wrong, some american tourists now uneasy about their stay at the resort. >> it definitely gives me a cause for concern, because you want to know what happened. we're staying there today. like a day later. definitely makes me wonder what happened. >> reporter: now, investigators are confident these were isolated incidents. now, as for the nature of their illness, the health minister says they're waiting for the toxicology report to determine the likely cause of death. >> still so many questions on what happened. lama, thank you. we want to turn now to the weather and meteorologist cheryl scott from our abc station in chicago, wls, she's in for rob, a nice mother's day shaping up. >> lot of places will get the sunshine the midwest, and we had soaking rains along the east coast yesterday. this has been a pesky area of low pressure, it will meander here on the coast.
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welcome back to "gma." welcome back to "gma." with "dr. strange in the multiverse of madness" bringing in a projected $190 million this weekend, on track to become the
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biggest box office opening this year. it's a clear sign that people are returning to movie theaters and theater owners say that's no accident. >> i did what i had to do. to protect our world. >> reporter: "dr. strange." "sonic." "fantastic beasts." just a few of the movies that studios hope will bring people back to the theaters this mother's day weekend. >> it's much better in the theaters because of the bigger screens, the better sound qualities. it's just a more memorable experience. >> reporter: but theaters are now pushing another major attraction, themselves. >> the pandemic really put in perspective how important it is for movie theaters to pull in audiences with more than just the movies they show. >> reporter: after taking a big hit during the pandemic, they had to adjust their strategy, amc theaters says it's nearly 75% back to pre-pandemic sales, creating a tagline, pushing the theater experience. >> we made movies better. >> our nicole kidman commercials
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have gone viral. >> reporter: the chain spending millions launching its own tv campaign for the first time. >> we needed to get people out of their homes, off their couches, back into theaters, and so we stepped up on our marketing. >> reporter: theaters are selling what you can't get from a streaming experience. >> imax is like the highest definition possible, a lot greater than watching something on tv. >> reporter: the more than the movie experience a huge selling point. amc investing $350 million into laser projectors. and great for mother's day, self-care sunday including eye masks and popcorn. >> what? >> we were getting chimes from the peanut gallery over here. you like the masks -- >> we're intrigued. >> there's more here. they're bringing more people out by renting them out for gaming and church services. also ahead here on "good
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back now here on "gma." as we celebrate mother's day all morning, but it's also nurses week, designed to celebrate another special category of caregivers. we caught up with a few who are pulling double duty. >> nursing, i feel, is a need. something that you're born to do. and so was being a mom. >> reporter: christina gilmore is a caregiver at home and at work as a nurse. >> both of those journeys require caring and compassion.
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>> reporter: this woman agrees, nursing and parenting have a lot in common. >> we're in this profession because we care, not just because it was something to do. >> reporter: but the long hours, constant caring for others can leave some room to feeling unappreciated and alone. >> 83% of nurses feeling underappreciate is a huge problem. >> reporter: he's the creator of connectrn a social network for nurses. >> a place to gather to get to know each other. >> reporter: nurses among the frontline workers hit especially hard by the pandemic. balancing pressures created at home and at work. >> we always help with homework and everything, now we're going full-time teacher status. >> reporter: both nurses we spoke know that while taking care of others is so important as they look for the balance of motherhood they have to make themselves a top priority. >> you always have to put your
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children ahead of yourself, when i became a nurse, it was just more people that i had to put ahead of myself, so i'm actually learning about self-care. >> you have to say, hey, listen, i have time for work and i still have to have time for myself and i still have to have time for my kids. you have to take it. it's there. >> reporter: and yet another reason to salute these women. dina said that during the pandemic, she had take on the role of teacher while her kids were going to school virtually. we'll be right back with "pop news." this is an sos from nova corps! everything is disappearing! our outpost on earth's epcot is in danger! hey quill! this thing is so broken. i am groot. help the galaxy! before it's too late! uhh quill. you seeing this? quill! well, you heard the lady. get to epcot. it's save the galaxy time. again.
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closer to earning that coveted egot title. for all the running around we're doing, finding flowers and the perfect gift for mother's day, it turns out your mom may be more easy to please than you think. according to a lending tree survey, americans will spend an average of $225. on a gift for mother's day this year. but 36% say the number one gift that they want may be a little different than what you would think it would be, it's just a card, followed by 32% who say it's quality time they desire. keep the cash and go heavy on the hugs. now to keep going with some helpful tips for anyone who needs a grab a last-minute mother's day gift, we have emily mathison, she joins "gma" this morning to teach to make bouquet of flowers look like a million bucks. good morning, emily.
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>> good morning. >> starting with a classic here, roses, what are the first things you do to make your flowers last longer and look better? >> when you get your roses, you'll find that they have their leaves with their thorns still on. i'm going to give you one. >> okay. >> we're going to remove the roses and the thorns from the bottom half of the stems. these will protect your hands. you can use something like a folded over kitchen paper. run it right down the stem like so. >> this is great. >> absolutely. these ones are perfectly thorny. what you might have to do is use scissors, just snip off any hard bits of the thorns. okay. >> what are the next steps towards bringing an arrangement to life? >> so what we want to do is, when you have taken the bottom thorns and leaves off the
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flowers, you're going to cut your roses at a real sharp angle, it maximizes the surface area, so the flowers can take lots of water. you can just snip them into a bouquet, what looks really great, so this vase over here, hydrangeas and the peonies. there are so many lovely spring flowers available at the moment. >> i was going to ask, what are these? >> these are spring flowers. they smell better when they're in season. sweet peas, they're like a really beautiful spring flower. they're in season right now. peonies and hydrangeas. >> emily, i also understand we have a surprise for our "gma" moms here. >> we do. we like to celebrate mother's day by giving you these beautiful bouquet of flowers.
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>> happy mother's day to you, janai and eva. >> thank you. >> thank you so much for watching, everybody. you can follow us all the time. stay tuned for "this week" later on this morning. have a great morning and a great rest of your week. building a better bay area moving forward finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. everybody i'm liz kroit's happy mother's day to all you moms watching out there the san francisco rose society is holding its 81st. annual mother's day rose show for the first time in three years. it's being held at the hollow flowers and golden gate park in san francisco award-winning garden roses will be on display.
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it's going to be held today from 12:30. a difficult day for families to indulge in saint anthony's foundation in san francisco is making sure that all moms are celebrated all weekend long. they're having a free clothing program for mother's experiencing hard times or homelessness. the program is set up a boutique-like store for mothers to browse freely donations are from the community and large chain clothing stores mother's attending the event will be given a free bouquet of flowers to commemorate the holiday and saint anthony. the largest free clothing program in san francisco. it serves 10,000 people. year, what a great program and lisa. let's get a check of our mother's day forecast. okay, good morning to you. we are looking at great visibility here from emeryville and as we look out we'll definitely see a there and some white caps is the winds pick up upper 40s right now. in san jose, it's 50 half moon bay and you can see the camera moving here winds are gusty from hayward to oakland mid-40s the cool spot by the delta 50 santa
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rosa and the winds over 20 miles an hour and they'll continue to build to 30 and even 40 miles an hour today. so that's gusty cool air in place even colder as a cold front. moves through the bay area this morning through the early afternoon. so there's a chance to showers with mid and upper 50s, san francisco and oakland and we're looking at the accuweather seven. forecast a level 1 system today still a chance to showers tomorrow and then we warm up by the end of the week liz. alright lisa. thank you this week. george stephanopoulos is next. we'll see you at 9. have a great day. booking most cruises can be complicated. but this isn't most cruises. this is celebrity cruises. and we think cruising shouldn't be confusing. so, on our award winning vacations drinks, wi-fi and tips are always included. every sailing. every room. every guest. effortless from the start. celebrity cruises.
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