CHICAGO (CBS) – A nurse sprang into action after seeing a serious accident on I-355 last month. Now the pregnant woman she helped get out of her car and go to the hospital was able to say thank you.
This is the moment when Miranda Rosasco came face to face with her first aid nurse Cheryl Gallet to say thank you for stopping on the highway to help her.
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“I just know there was a car upside down and upside down and it wasn’t right, and no one was there. So someone just had to make sure they saw if that person needed help, ”Gallet said.
“When I heard voices outside my car door and knew someone knew what had happened, they saw me. I was so grateful and couldn’t have been more blessed that someone was there to help me at that time, ”said Rosasco.
With the help of another passer-by, Gallet pulled Rosasco out of the car, which had also caught fire.
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Rosasco was 21 weeks pregnant at the time – but she and the baby are fine.
Rosasco and her husband said how much they appreciated the way the nurse stayed with her and kept her calm at the scene until paramedics arrived.
“It’s just a miracle that we’re both here and I’m so happy to meet you in person to thank you for everything you’ve done for me,” said Rosasco.
“I hope any human being will help another human being,” said Gallet. “I think we have to look out for each other and be thankful for the little things we have that really aren’t that small. they are actually very big.
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It is not lost on the couple that Gallet works as a nurse at the Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital.