This older woman was ashamed of her wrinkled hands until a nurse explained her meaning

As we get older our skin changes, which implies that spots appear, wrinkles, changes a little color … It is the effects of age that cause some people constant anxiety and concern about their appearance.

It shows that insecurities can haunt us throughout our lives, even when we are older. And that is precisely what happened to the woman we presented today.

She was ashamed of her hands, as she said that she had too many spots, wrinkles and veins marked because she was already very old, but luckily A nurse who was going to change her thinking crossed her path.

 This older woman was ashamed of her wrinkled hands until a nurse explained her meaning
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Brandalyun Mae Poter, is a nurse who works mainly in nursing homes and who has decided to share his story on his Facebook wall.

It all started when his path came across a woman who has just arrived at the residence. As a welcome gift they gave him a manicure session.

Poter was talking to the woman while doing her nails until she had to ask him what color he wanted her to paint his nails. The response of the lady was clear: 'transparent'. Poter was surprised and asked why he wanted his nails to be wearing only transparent enamel. The older woman replied 'my hands are ugly and I do not want them to attract the attention of others.'

 This older woman was ashamed of her wrinkled hands until a nurse explained her meaning
Facebook / Love What Matters [19659006] The nurse replied 'your hands tell the story of your life. Tell your story of love, worry and adventure. These hands have touched and taken things that many people sure only dreamed of. '

And after that she painted her pink nails.

It is very common for other people to find beauty where we see insecurity.

 This woman Major was ashamed of his wrinkled hands until a nurse explained his meaning
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The photos of his hands and this sweet story have quickly become viral, getting more than 70,000 'likes' in Facebook

 This older woman was ashamed of her wrinkled hands until a nurse explained her meaning
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The story has received comments of all kinds, from proud people of this story to others sharing their own experiences with age and their insecurities.

 This older woman was ashamed of her wrinkled hands until a nurse explained her sign ificado
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It's a matter of accepting that even if we get older and appear spots, moles or wrinkles we have to love each other and leave insecurities aside.

Share this important message with all your friends!

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