(Above, Patient and PICU nurse Lea Armstead counts pediatric hematologist Johns Hopkins Pediatrician-in-Chief George Dover among her blessings.)
By Lea Armstead
From a very young age, I knew that nurses were angels. When I was in the hospital at Hopkins Children's, they were always there, as was my mother. They saw beyond my physical pain, beyond the "crisis" of my sickle cell disease. They saw me.