Here in Richmond, there is a group of nurses who (like many nurses) take on the daunting task of thoughtful and endless care of strangers during the most difficult and vulnerable moments of their lives. But the population that this special group serves goes unnoticed by most of us. These are the forensic nurses right here in our backyard at Bon Secours. These nurses collect evidence from victims of physical assault, sexual violence, and human trafficking and also educate first responders, teachers, EMTs, physicians, law enforcement, and healthcare providers to assist the victims and to obtain justice for them. And it wasn’t until recently that I learned that our Richmond forensic nurses are some of the top nurses in their field in the nation. My wife works to prevent human trafficking through education, and her work, as well as the gentle nudges of Mr. Pat Jarrett, convinced me to be a “Shoe Guy” at the Richmond Wine, Women & Shoes fundraiser on Oct. 27. I will be working as a server, salesman, and general bon vivant—but I also need to do some fundraising, which is where I need your help. The event is coming soon on October 27, so if you are willing to help out and donate your spare change, I’d appreciate it!