April 08, 2020
A nurse at a hospital in Michigan used her powerful voice to uplift her co-workers by singing "Amazing Grace" as they prepared for shift changes.
After preparing for her shift, a nurse named Lori Marie Key turned to her spiritual side to uplift her fellow health workers by singing a power rendition of "Amazing Grace." Her friend Ebone' Ni'Cole McCray captured the special moment on video and wrote:
"Lori Marie Key this is how we are ending and starting a new shift. The power of prayer! God Bless you Lori! ❤."
The video was shot at the St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia, Michigan. It is reported, Lori has been working at the hospital since May 2019.
She is part of a team, who has been working 12 shifts overnight. Her teams had been working with patients coming out of surgery but have now turned to treat patients with the coronavirus.
Lori reposted the video on her Facebook page and revealed that she was requested to sing for her colleagues during their "morning huddle."
She admitted that the nurses and doctors on her floor had experienced a challenging week and needed some spiritual intervention. She explained, "we need the Lord's Grace and Mercy during this time."
Lori also shared an important message with her caption and urged people to stay home and only leave when necessary, sheadded:
"Pray for the sick and health care workers at risk for this disease. God is with us always..."
Lori's video has gone viral since it was posted on March 28. In an interview with the Detroit Free Press, she expressed her surprise overall attention she was getting.
Sharing her excitement over the reactions she has been getting from the public and the media she said she felt amazed and humbled by how it was received.
Lori revealed that her passion or music came from her growing up in a musical family and singing in the choir for her local church.
She has written a few songs of her own and admitted she was so focused on her music career and never expected to be a nurse, but she found herself on the medical career path and loves it.