It has always been apparent, to a lot of us, how difficult nursing can be, but after the events of 2020, it became clear to everyone. Throughout the pandemic, we heard countless stories about nurses all around the county - their heroism, their sacrifice, their dedication, their passion, and the care they've provided our loved ones.

MY105.3 and Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union want to shine the spotlight on some of the amazing nurses here in the Tri-State. We asked you to nominate a special nurse and tell us what makes them so special. Each day this week - which happens to be Nurse's Week - we will randomly select a different nominated nurse and share their story online and on the air. The five nurses we choose will also be qualified to win a getaway to the French Lick Resort in French Lick, Indiana.

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For Thursday, May 13th, we want to recognize SAM WILLIS. Sam works in the Intensive Care Unit at Ascension St. Vincent Evansville, and she received not one, not two, not three, not four, but FIVE nominations! Here is what one of her friends, Taryn, had to say about Sam...

I have worked personally with Sam for over a year now and I’ve never met someone so deserving. She’s a mom to a special needs son (he has Muscular Dystrophy), who gives here whole heart to anyone she meets. Even during COVID she kept her spirits up and let her patients know she would do anything she could to keep them safe. I’m amazed at how much she gives, and how little she asks for in return. She goes above and beyond to help those who need her, and she’s a nurse the world needs more of.

From all of us here at MY105.3 and Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union, we want to say THANK YOU, Sam, for all you do each day! We appreciate you!

Sam Willis

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