Esmeralda is a kind, skilled nurse who's always cheerful despite difficulties with her leg. One day surgeon Dr. Bamstra visits her hospital and examines her, assuring her that he can cure it. When Esmeralda tells her boyfriend the good news, he doesn't seem particularly excited for her. In the end, it is not her boyfriend but Bamstra who comforts Esmeralda before her big operation. She has yet to discover the real reason behind his kindness!