Bobby and Rayena are a happy couple from Gardendale, Alabama, with a healthy little boy. Aside from being a full-time mom, Rayena is also a hard-working trauma nurse.
Rayena is a dedicated mother to their child and helps save many lives as a nurse. She looks pretty tough, but Bobby knows that behind her strong facade is a weary woman. Bobby wrote a letter dedicated to his conscientious wife and posted it on social media. The heartfelt letter went viral and now has more than a hundred thousand shares.
What triggered Bobby to write her a message was when he walked on Rayena taking a nap just before she went off for work, lying beside their son with arms wrapped around the boy. After seeing the marvelous scene, words came pouring out of Bobby’s melted heart.
Here is what Bobby wrote that captured thousands of hearts:
“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 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.
“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.
“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.”
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