May 12 is Florence Nightingale’s birthday
God Bless America: Salute to first responders, nurses, doctors
By Ed Payne | May 11, 2020 at 6:09 PM EDT – Updated May 11 at 6:11 PM
WASHINGTON (Gray News) – The U.S. Air Force Band is saluting the frontline workers of the pandemic with a new music video for International Nurses Day.
“God Bless America” was recorded remotely by members of the band.
“To all of our first responders, nurses, doctors, and anyone serving our communities during this time, know that we are grateful for your hard work and sacrifice,” the band’s YouTube post said.
“Take a moment today to thank those who may not be with their loved ones and cherish the moments you have together.”
The video tribute shows health care workers, firefighters, law enforcement officers and members of the band.
Did you know that it’s National Nursing Week? National Nursing Week is always celebrated during the week of May 12, which is the birthday of one of the most famous nurses, Florence Nightingale. This year marks the 200th anniversary of her birthday! -LW pic.twitter.com/K0o9cuTdkw
— St. Raphael School (@ADayatStRaphs) May 11, 2020
International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world on May 12, which Florence Nightingale’s birthday.
She’s considered the founder of modern nursing.
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