Florence “Seesee” Rigney turned 90 years old on May 8th, making her the oldest practicing nurse in the country! She’s been a nurse for six decades and seen incredible technological advances in medicine and treatment.
You can see just how much impact she’s had by the number of nurses and physicians who attended this surprise celebration. Even more, she received a letter from Washington Governor Jay Inslee commending her as an “inspiration to all Washingtonians” and the rest of the country.
The video below shows her reaction to the surprise birthday celebration on her floor and also hear the full letter from Governor Inslee. She’s absolutely adorable and such an inspiration!
Here’s our takeaway: Be committed to your life’s work and passions. You may not see a big impact on a daily basis, but when you step back and reflect over the years, your impact will be tremendous like Seesee’s!
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