How a paramedic turned to her paint brush to help her cope with the pandemic

Paramedic Kate Bergen, who has painted essential workers on the COVID-19 front lines, is donating a portion of her art sales to those also working to beat the virus.
2:50 | 05/19/20

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We are back now with our salute to emergency service workers this week so many have faced on an actionable struggles trying to state for the public. As well as their own families well meet one paramedic who turned to her paintbrush to help her co. My name is keeper and I am a paramedic for Atlantic care and capital health. And 38 years ought to stand pat fanatics or nine years I have 103. Year old who if you count my husband he's accused him. Right now with our pandemic. My job is definitely changed but it's more on a personal level it's definitely. A level anxiety that I haven't experienced before. And it's something that I was having a very hard time coming to grips winds and I have this nagging fear and anxiety in the back my head and my going to bring this home. And it's it was starting a really really get to eat which is how I started to get each use eating. I inspiration for the paramedic paying comes from a zebra and her. I have always keep Harris an inspiration he's kind of like called action and we didn't do it. And this was my own personal public announcement we we didn't do it together if you stay home. And I chose that the paramedic because where were on the front lines and committees. So it was the most personal for me at the time. We are all in this together and we have to work together in orders you. Really flattening the curve and so yeah so quite a few one of the first ones I've salt was my paramedic. Yeah. I planetarium parent or women. Probably work at a male dominated field historically. It has a great message for how we can all stand together can't stay home CC states covered up. I'm actually had a happy I bought her first print and exit to my living rooms in the you can see it. When I get home every day harsh. Still many essential workers out there. Truck drivers now carriers grocery store workers were all missing you take for granted until there's a possibility he might not have those eggs. While. I don't consider myself a hero. I feel like at times we are literally at war. You know I'm literally risking my life. And possibly a light my family my two little children that's been a big issue for me something I've really had to reach down deep to try and quell inside in order June. GTE to do a job I love. And help those out there that that need it. Courage and creativity will call her Kate the rip that are our hats off to Kaye Bergen and all the paramedics and all the other emergency workers. Right there on the front lines for us.

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