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Heroism in Crisis: Nurses Step Up

by Howard Gerber on November 8, 2012

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Heroism in Crisis: Nurses Step Up

It should come as no surprise that nurses are among the most selfless, heroic people on the planet, but they are so often overlooked that news stories are rare. Last month, though, When Hurricane Sandy tore a wide swath of destruction through NYC, no one could ignore the contribution made by nurses who risked their personal safety to put patients first.

The stories bring the effects of the storm home, put a face on the faceless victims, and show human nature at its finest (for the most part – excluding the guy that locked his door against a frantic woman and her two young children during the storm surge. He represents the exact opposite.). [continue reading…]