The Amazing Life of Be Thi Ho

Video by Kari Jo Skogquist

When Outstanding Nurses Lifetime Aviechement Award Winner Be Thi Ho was a child French nurses were kind to her ailing father, which inspired her to eventually flee Vietnam to start a nursing career of her own. After pitfalls that included a run-in with pirates, Be eventually landed in Minnesota. She's been at Children's Hospitals and Clinics for 34 years. This is her story.