Nurse Cindy Davis made her television debut in a moment of crisis: at the convention center in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
She saved Joyce Johnson before ABC News' cameras by giving Johnson an insulin shot, preventing her from falling into diabetic shock. Johnson, who had been without her insulin for four days, was nearing organ failure because her blood sugar was hovering near 600.
Last week, Davis reunited with Johnson on "Good Morning America." For her good deed, she was given the trip of a lifetime: an Oscar weekend in Hollywood.
"I'm just a mom," Davis said. "I go to work. I take care of my kids. I'm a wife. I don't go to the Oscars. I just hope I represent the people of Louisiana well."
First stop, the set of her favorite soap opera, "General Hospital," where she was greeted by actor Tony Geary, aka Luke Spencer. Then she traveled to the "Grey's Anatomy" set.
To top it all off, she shopped on Mecca Rodeo Drive. At 6 foot, 3 inches with size 12 feet, finding clothes had always been difficult for Davis. Even worse, most of her clothes had been destroyed by Katrina.
At the Marina Renaldi boutique, Davis was outfitted by fashion expert Elyca Rubin who helped her find Oscar-worthy attire.
She then hit Harry Winston, the go-to jewelry store stars visit when they need something to borrow for the big night.
"Dog may be man's best friend, but diamonds are a girl's best friend," Davis said.
Renowned hairstylist Oscar Blondie and makeup artist to the stars Kristofer Buckle revamped her look.
"I didn't want to make the makeup make you -- you make the makeup," Buckle said.
Davis rubbed elbows with the stars at the Independent Spirit awards on Oscar eve. On Oscar night, Davis, wearing Stuart Weitzman slippers, attended the US Weekly/ Rolling Stones Soiree. She later went to Elton John's star-studded bash.
After it all ended, Davis insisted her actions six months ago were nothing out of the ordinary.
"I believe anyone would have done what I did," she said.