what a blessing to be a nurse…

Piers Morgan

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, on Tuesday evening Pier Morgan invited Dr. Bret Rudy of NYU Langone Medical Center to share his dramatic story of an emergency evacuation less than 24 hours prior.

As the medical facility lost power and the generators failed, Rudy and the rest of the hospital’s staff were forced to transport 64 patients to Mt. Sinai in the middle of the night.

“It’s who they were helping that really I guess catches the eye,” explained Morgan. “Four newborns, on respirators, carried down nine flights of stairs as nurses manually squeezed the bags to get air to these babies.”

Using the “Piers Morgan Tonight” platform, Rudy detailed the current conditions of the babies:

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