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Baby Suffers Full-Body Burns, Then Nurse Snaps A Photo Of Her Painful Recovery

When 3-month-old Amanda Scarpinati fell onto a boiling steam vaporizer, her skin was burned and scalded so badly that she would need multiple reconstructive surgeries for years.

Sue Berger was the young nurse on duty on that day in 1977 when little Amanda was rushed to the hospital. After she was bandaged, Berger cradled the whimpering infant to give her a small moment of peace.

Now, nearly 40 years later, Scarpinati posted a note on Facebook with this very picture of the two of them together on that fateful day. It didn't take long for people to connect the dots. The nurse and the baby she cared for reunited - this time as grown women - in an emotional embrace.

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