Artist recovering from COVID-19 honors Nebraska Medication nurses who cared for him
OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — “I would by no means been this sick earlier than, it was new, I used to be scared and I stored pondering I will not make it,” mentioned artist Danny Reyes.
He recovered from COVID and instantly put his ideas, emotions and feelings on canvas.
“What means so much to me is my artwork. I’m actually keen about it, so I knew as quickly as I bought house, it could be the very very first thing I might work on, this reward for the individuals who saved my life,” he mentioned.
He wasn’t totally recovered when he began engaged on the portray.
“I might get a little bit winded, so I must sluggish it down,” Reyes mentioned.
The nurses who helped him have been his superheroes.
“They might are available with such happiness and simply joyful to be there and so I began feeling that means,” mentioned Reyes.
His appreciation is one that doesn’t go unnoticed, and at instances, is way wanted.
“On daily basis is a unique day. You’ll be able to have actually unhealthy days, you may have actually good days however that portray, on the times you already know it’s going to be powerful, you have a look at that image and you already know we’re making a distinction in somebody’s life,” mentioned Tiffany Whitney, nurse supervisor with Nebraska Medication in Bellevue.
The portray captures one thing that struck a chord with Reyes; the nurse’s eyes and the kindness that stood out.
“I might acknowledge them from their voice and their eyes,” mentioned Reyes.
“That image, in case you have ever been in a COVID unit, the one factor you ever see is our eyes. We’ve got the masks, face protect and the robe, and to know that the one factor they see is our eyes,” mentioned Whitney.
The portray is a reminder to the nurses of their energy.
“On daily basis is a struggle for us to get folks house to their households,” mentioned Whitney.
The portray hangs within the foyer at Nebraska Medication in Bellevue.