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Filipino nurse hailed as role model in Obama’s State of the Union address

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Filipino nurse Menchu Sanchez (2nd from right, front row) is flanked by US First Lady Michelle Obama to her right and Ms Jill Biden, wife of the US Vice President, to her left minutes before President Barack Obama delivered the State of the Union address in Washington DC Tuesday before a joint session of Congress. AP PHOTO

A Filipino nurse who led the rescue of hospitalized infants as superstorm Sandy battered New York last year was hailed by President Obama as a role model in his State of the Union Address Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) in Washington DC.

Posted: February 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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