This man’s moving tribute to his nurse wife has gone viral

Bobby Wesson and his wife, Rayena, live in Alabama where she works as a nurse.
This man’s moving tribute to his nurse wife has gone viral

Last week, in a post that has since gone viral, he shared a photo of Rayena sleeping alongside her son before her shift. .

Photo via Facebook
Photo via Facebook

He wrote:

"This is my wife taking a nap. In an hour she will wake up, put on her scrubs and get ready for work."

He went on to describe her routine before she heads out the door for work:

"The tools and items she needs to perform her job will be gathered and checked meticulously - her hair and makeup will be done quickly. She will complain that she looks awful. I will disagree, emphatically, and get her 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."

And then explained the work she does and the toll it takes on her.

"She will occasionally stare off blankly as we talk; silently steeling herself for the coming shift. She thinks I don’t notice.

"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.

"She will take care of you. "

Bobby then finished by saying simply that his wife is a hero.

"She will come home 14 hours later and 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. 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."

The touching tribute has clearly struck a chord and has now been shared almost 150,000 times as well as attracting thousands of commenters voicing their support and sharing their own stories.

H/T: BreakingNews.ie

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