In US Nurse marks 90th birthday at work [WATCH]

The nonagenarian who had always dreamt of working in the hospital, started working at Tacoma General in 1946.

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Florence "SeeSee" Rigney, a nurse at Tacoma General Hospital, Washington has marked her 90th birthday at work, while still an employee at the hospital.

The nonagenarian who had always dreamt of working in the hospital, started working at Tacoma General in 1946.

Rigney now works 2 days a week at Tacoma General, though in a lesser capacity than she used to.

Washington Governor Jay Inslee, had a special message for her which was read out to her by a colleague.

In the message, the governor said,

"Our nation's oldest working registered nurse... still runs circles around colleagues half her age after six decades of service, she has built a tremendous legacy of service over the years and her continued engagement in nursing is a testament to her unceasing energy and compassion for those in need."

In turn, Rigney thanked her co-workers and said she was grateful to be 90 years old and still working at the hospital.

"I know I'm a pain in the you-know-what," she said. "Thank you all."

Check out the video of the celebration above.

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