This deadly pandemic has brought out the best in many people. One of those people is Ashley Devier, 23, of Fargo. It’s an inspiring story of courage, hope and determination.

Ashley attended Davies High School in Fargo and later transferred to and graduated from Fargo’s Woodrow Wilson High. She spent two years as a pre-med student at North Dakota State University, while working as a certified nursing assistant for Sanford Health in Fargo. She’s currently a nursing student at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Detroit Lakes, and expects to get her RN degree in December.

When she was confined to her home due to the pandemic, Ashley felt a strong desire to help. So, four weeks ago, she headed to New York City, the American epicenter of COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus. She’s now working as a nursing assistant at Mount Sinai Hospital, one of the busiest hospitals in the country battling the coronavirus.

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