Trauma Nurse's Story Goes Viral Thanks To Husband's Heartwarming Facebook Post

| by Brendan Kelly
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A husband’s tribute to his wife, a trauma nurse, on Facebook has gone viral.

Rayena Wesson of Gardendale, Alabama, was taking an afternoon nap when her husband, Bobby Wesson, snapped a photo of her sleeping with their toddler.

After posting the photo with a touching tribute to his wife, Bobby's message has been shared over 100,000 times and has nearly 500,000 likes on Facebook.

The post, which concludes with the message, “My wife is a nurse. My wife is a hero,” details Rayena’s daily routine and praises her for the difficult job she does on a daily basis, taking care of “people that are having the worst day of their entire lives.”

People from all over the world have shared, liked, and commented on the post, giving thanks to Rayena and all trauma nurses for the tough work they do.

“It has been amazing to see it travel so far and humbling to read the notes and stories from nurses, medical professionals, patients and people worldwide,” Bobby said, according to

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