The coronavirus pandemic is with 1,333,654 confirmed cases globally a full-blown battlefield for the whole world, but especially for health workers. They are the soldiers on the front lines and many of them are exposed to contracting the disease on a daily basis. Unfortunately because of this they have to make hard sacrifices that concern not only their lives but the lives of their whole families.
Devon Nicole Oechsle, an emergency room nurse from Texas is no exception. She shared a post about making a heartbreaking decision after talking to her husband Jason, who’s a firefighter. Devon wrote that they decided to part with their 3.5-year-old child in an effort to avoid passing the Covid-19 on to her. Her post has since gone viral with 216K likes and reactions on Facebook, making her a hero both as a front-line nurse and as a mom.
But she remained humble, “I don’t feel like my job is deserving accolades.”
Here is what she wrote: