Guest presenter Roz Purcell was left in tears on 2FM Breakfast on Wednesday when she heard a voice note from her older sister Rachel.
As part of 2FM's wellbeing initiative You Ok?, the breakfast show has a daily segment called Miss You, where the presenters read out listeners' messages and play their voice notes - dedicated to the people they are missing the most during the Covid-19 emergency.
Rachel Purcell's voice note said: "Just a shout-out to say that I am really missing my family in Tipp at the moment…
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"And, of course, Roz, my sister. But thankfully I get to listen to her every day on the radio this week."
After hearing the voice note, Roz Purcell said: "I don't know why I am crying. That was my sister Rachel and, you know, I think everyone who knows me knows we're best friends. And I think as a family we are all really, really close and Rachel is one of the most vulnerable people in society, living with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia. So we're all staying apart and it is really difficult."
You Ok? is an initiative across 2FM shows, focussing on "young people's physical and mental health and the importance of staying connected throughout the pandemic".
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