Some Vanderbilt employees have another word for a work colleague: Mom
"I thought I'd only stay here three years. I've been here ever since!"
There was singing. There were hugs. There was laughter. There were tears.
Spending lots of money, feeling lots of stress: typical house renovation. Being on national television at the same time: not typical.
She is lauded for "going the extra mile." She says that's the Vanderbilt way.
The "proud Vanderbilt nurse's" life's work, and her passion, are the patients and the employees of MICU.
Olivia Neufelder sang from her heart to her dying patient, and millions of people all over the world shared the video. Here's the story behind the song, and what the 24-year-old Vanderbilt nurse's reaction has been to her fame.
Reid Longmuir was starting a new job. He thought he would be learning the names of his co-workers. Instead, he was learning more basic things, like how to walk.
She sings at weddings, retirement celebrations, church functions, funerals — and now with the United Voices of Vanderbilt choir