“I am a nurse, that is my talent.”
When we think of the talent section of the Miss America pageant, something like this comes to mind:
We certainly don’t expect a touching and emotional story from a woman who is passionate about her job.
You can watch it here:
She finished her monologue about how a patient made her realise she was more than “just a nurse” to resounding applause.
But not everybody was happy with the refreshing display.
The hosts on daytime talk show The View mocked the nurse for wearing a “doctor’s stethoscope” around her neck.
“She basically read her emails out loud and surprisingly did not win,” one host said.
“I swear to God it was hilarious.”
You can watch that here:
And then the backlash began, with nurses and patients sharing their touching stories using the social media hashtags #nursesunite and #just a nurse.