ER tech swam through floodwaters to hospital | Synopsis

ER tech swam through floodwaters to hospital

Excerpt:

TOMS RIVER, N.J. —  An emergency room technician was so determined to make her shift the day after Sandy hit that she swam part of the way there through the floodwaters. “‘Can’t’ isn’t in my vocabulary, so I knew I was going to make it,” said Marsha Hedgepeth of Toms River, N.J.Hedgepeth had to make her 3 p.m. shift at Community Medical Center the day after Sandy. But when she looked outside, her neighborhood was dark and flooded. The Barnegat Bay had poured 10-foot waves on to her street overnight, and the streetlights were out.  Read the original story on NBCNewYork.

People:

Sandy

Overall Sentiment: -0.0557783

Relevance: 0.890096

Marsha Hedgepeth

Overall Sentiment: 0.153352

Relevance: 0.660808

Sentiment Quote
0.116043 “‘Can’t’ isn’t in my vocabulary, so I knew I was going to make it,” said Marsha Hedgepeth …
Sentiment Stats:
  • Number of Quotes: 1
  • Aggregate Sentiment: 0.116043
  • Mean: 0.116043
  • Standard Deviation: 1.4142135623731

Key:

  • Aggregate Sentiment is meant to be an indicator of an individual’s overall sentiment.
  • The Mean is meant to be an indicator of an individual’s average comment sentiment.
  • The Standard Deviation, when there are enough quotes, will indicate an individual’s consistency of sentiment (i.e. a Standard Deviation of 0 would mean they were very consistent in their sentiment and 1 would mean they were very inconsistent).

Note that quote stats are likely to be meaningless beyond the aggregate score due to the tiny sample size. However, they are always provided just in case you find something useful there.

Additional Info:

GeographicFeature: TOMS RIVER

Overall Sentiment: 0.0525167

Relevance: 0.95868

GeographicFeature: Barnegat Bay

Overall Sentiment: 0

Relevance: 0.457206

StateOrCounty: N.J

Overall Sentiment: 0.057116

Relevance: 0.554109

Organization: Community Medical Center

Overall Sentiment: 0

Relevance: 0.551918

Provided Desc:

An emergency room technician was so determined to make her shift the day after Sandy hit that she swam part of the way there through the floodwaters.

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ER tech swam through floodwaters to hospital

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Source Webpage: usnews.nbcnews.com

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~ by vandal3di3go on December 5, 2012.