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

Posted by Bobby Wesson on Saturday, November 7, 2015


An Alabama man's inspiring tribute to his wife, a hardworking trauma nurse, has gone viral this week.

Bobby Wesson shared the photo of his wife, Rayena, sleeping beside their toddler son last week, expressing his admiration for her and the sacrifices she has made to take care of others.

“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,” wrote Wesson. “My wife is a trauma nurse. My wife is a hero.”

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Since then, Wesson's post has been shared by more than 260,000 people on Facebook. Many praised the husband's romantic tribute and echoed his sentiments in calling trauma nurses some of society’s “unsung heroes.”

“That brought tears,” one user commented.

“Almost died and can't thank the ones that do this on a daily basis enough,” another user wrote. “You are miracle workers!”

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