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Rutherford County nurse helps throw birthday party for patient’s son

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Posted at 9:12 AM, Aug 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-13 10:15:02-04

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Rutherford County nurse stepped in to help a hospitalized father who was going to miss his son’s first birthday.

Officials at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford said Patrick Regg had been admitted to the hospital, and he wasn't going to get out in time to see little Wyatt turn 1.

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Patrick Regg had been admitted to the hospital and wasn't going to be discharged in time to see his son turn 1 – that’s when his nurse stepped in to help.

During one of his daily check-ins with nurse Stephanie Nicholson, he mentioned he was sad about missing the festivities.

With the help of her supervisors, hospital officials said they were able to make arrangements for a "clinically supervised" birthday party on Patrick's floor so he could celebrate Wyatt’s birthday.