New Jersey Man Holds Sign against Glass Window to Thank Hospital Medical Staff for Saving Wife's Life Amid Pandemic

Kareena Koirala
Mar 28, 2020
11:30 A.M.
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A man's photo holding a sign of gratitude outside a New Jersey hospital window went viral. The heartwarming sign paid tribute to the hardworking medical professionals.


Allison Swendsen, a nurse at Morristown Medical Center in New Jersey, heard someone knock on the hospital window. When she turned, she was welcomed by a sight of a man holding a note thanking the medical workers for their service.

She shared the inspiring photo on social media that sees a man holding up the sign against the glass. The sign read: "Thank you all in Emergency for saving my wife's life. I love you all."


After taking the photo, Swendsen asked the man if his wife was doing well. He gladly replied that she was fine and was returning home that day, and further added, "You are all amazing."


The moment touched Swendsen, who revealed that she didn't personally know the man or his wife, but she was proud to be one of the health workers serving the people in need.

A medical staff prepares for treating patient. | Source: Pexel


The man's reaction reminded her that her work is tough but it makes a difference in the community. She was reminded of why she has been in this profession for the last 13 years.

Regarding the incident, the Senior Public Relations Manager at Morristown Medical Center, spoke with "Daily Record" and explained that the experience was "beautiful" for them because they don't really know the person they served.

"We don't know who the man is, we don't know who his wife is."

A woman awaits treatment at a clinic. | Source: Pexel


The positive message from the husband of a COVID-19 victim came at a time when the number of coronavirus cases in New Jersey reached its all-time high.


recent update

suggested that the total number of known cases in New Jersey rose to at least 4,402 with at least 62 known deaths.



Recently, another COVID-19 patient as well left a similarly heartwarming message for the staff working in the ICU of the hospital where he was treated.

He expressed his gratitude by writing on the glass door of his isolation room, where the hospital staff often left him messages during his recovery period.

Meanwhile, another story of positivity recently came out from the town of Dunstable, Hertfordshire, where a doting mother threw her self-isolating daughter a surprise birthday party from a safe distance.

The 22-year-old daughter was self-isolating after being diagnosed with pleurisy and a lower respiratory lung infection.


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