A nurse from St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia, Michigan, led other fellow nurses to sing an a cappella rendition of ‘Amazing Grace’ as one shift ended and the next began.
The hospital in a Facebook post thanked nurse Lori Marie Key for singing the Christian hymn. “Thank you, Lori, for your beautiful initiative to raise your fellow colleagues’ spirits as you fight tirelessly on the front lines of COVID-19,” read a statement from the hospital system.
Watch: Michigan Nurse Sings ‘Amazing Grace’
One of our remarkable nurses, Lori Marie Key, from St. Mary Mercy Livonia, led her fellow nurses in the song “Amazing Grace” as one shift ended and a new shift began. Thank you, Lori, for your beautiful initiative to raise your fellow colleagues’ spirits as you fight tirelessly on the front lines of COVID-19. #YouAreRemarkable
Posted by Saint Joseph Mercy Health System on Friday, April 3, 2020
She is surely helping other nurses as well find comfort in ‘Amazing Grace,’ as a group of nurses from the Ochsner LSU Health Feist-Weiller Cancer Center in Louisiana harmonized to sing the hymn during their workday.
A spokesperson for Ochsner said that the nurses “felt inspired to do something” and organized the song on their own.
Watch: Louisiana nurses sing ‘Amazing Grace’ amid coronavirus care.
The Cancer center nurses may not be dealing directly with COVID-19 patients, they wanted to spread “peace, love, and support to other front line staff” who are fighting it.
Police officers in Newport News, Virginia, stopped by the Riverside Regional Medical Center, where they surprised the staff with a round of applause and Lt. Hairston sang ‘Amazing Grace.’
Heroes saluting heroes. In three words – three powerful words – that’s what happened on the evening of Wednesday, April…
After Hairston finished singing, Chief Drew, Chief Johnson, and Sheriff Morgan saluted the nursing staff for their heroic work in fighting COVID-19.