During a recent hospital stay, Gloria, 88, passed the time by watching the steel and ironworkers who were constructing a new front entrance to the hospital.
Turns out, they were watching her too.
"This one guy looked over at us and waved, so we waved back. I looked down on the beam and he had written, 'Get well.'"
Gloria was stunned at the thoughtfulness of the message.
"I saw the lady at the window looking out. I thought it would be a kind gesture just to tell her to get well. I didn't think much of it. I just tried to make someone feel a little better."
But it was Gloria's response that really hit Jeff hard...