Everyday Heroes: Nurses

"We are the eyes and ears for the physician"

It’s not so much a career as it is a calling. A spirit of helping others that can’t be ignored.

But what is it that carries someone down the path of becoming a nurse?

KDLT photojournalist Josh Bixler spent a shift with the everyday heroes at Avera Hospital to find out.

We’d like to thank the nurses in the emergency department at Avera for letting us tag along for their shift.