“My husband and I both are nurses and work at the same hospital here in Lincolnton, NC. I work in our emergency department and my husband is in our Critical Care Unit (his unit is a total of 10 beds and as of this weekend 8 of the 10 rooms have COVID).
The start of this pandemic he was working at another hospital in outpatient surgery. If you remember, all elective surgeries were canceled and many (including my husband) were out of work. Instead of sitting back and getting an unemployment check, my husband decided to take a leap and help during the chaos.
We work the weekends together, he works day shift and I’m mid shift. Even though he’s had to deal with sad and tough situations all weekend long he’s immediately taking care of our sweet girl after work.
On Sunday nights I get picture updates of what all my husband and daughter are doing.
Sadly, he didn’t grow up knowing his dad or with a stable male figure in his life. I’m just so proud of him everyday and proud that our little girl gets to have him as her dad.”
– Kari Norman
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