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Man Declares Wife, Who Is A Nurse, A 'Hero' In Touching Facebook Post, The Internet Thoroughly Agrees

16/11/2015 10:16 GMT | Updated 16/11/2015 10:59 GMT

A man has shared a touching tribute to his wife on Facebook and captured the hearts of thousands of people around the world in the process.

Bobby Wesson took a picture of his sleeping wife, Rayena, while she was cuddling their son, Deacon, before she had to get up for work.

Alongside the photo, Bobby, from Alabama, posted a heart-felt status describing the hard work his wife does as a nurse before calling her a "hero".

The post has been liked more than 615,000 times on Facebook since Bobby posted it earlier this month.

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

Posted by Bobby Wesson on Saturday, 7 November 2015


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

"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.

"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."

Bobby went on to say that sometimes his wife will laugh about the things she has encountered at work, sometimes she will cry, and sometimes she won't feel able to talk about her day at all.

He ended the tribute: "My wife is a nurse. My wife is a hero."

Thousands of people have commented on the status to thank Rayena and all the nurses around the world who are helping others.

They're certainly heroes to us, too.

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