An Alabama dad's beautiful post about his heroic, hardworking wife is touching Facebook users all over the world.
On November 7, Bobby Wesson shared a photo of his wife Rayena napping with their toddler son Deacon at their home in Gardendale, Alabama. Rayena works as a trauma nurse at a hospital in Birmingham.
"In an hour she will wake up, put on her scrubs and get ready for work," Wesson writes in the caption. The dad then describes how she will wake up, quickly and meticulously prepare for work and take a few moments to have a cup of coffee.
"She will sit on the couch with her legs crossed under her and try to drink it while happily playing with the toddler that's crawling all over her," he adds. "She will kiss the baby, she will kiss me and she will leave to go take care of people that are having the worst day of their entire lives. Car wrecks, gunshot wounds, explosions, burns and breaks -- professionals, poor, pastors, addicts and prostitutes -- mothers, fathers, sons, daughters and families -- it doesn't matter who you are or what happened to you."
Wesson adds that his wife will return home after 14 hours, "remove shoes that have walked through blood, bile, tears and fire from aching feet and leave them outside."
"Sometimes she will not want to talk about it. Sometimes she can't wait to talk about it," he continues. "Sometimes she will laugh until she cries and sometimes she will just cry -- but regardless of those sometimes she will be on time for her next shift."
"My wife is a nurse. My wife is a hero," Wesson concludes.
The dad's Facebook post has over 630,000 likes and the comments section is filled with thousands of positive messages, expressing support and gratitude for the overworked nurse and her caring husband.
"Thank you for giving her the love courage and support she needs to do the job she does," commented Rebecca Jewell. "Thank her for caring enough to make a difference in our world, in our lives."
Cheers to this family!
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