My Life Of Becoming A Nurse

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It was the summer of 2009 when I realized that I wanted to become a nurse. I attended a friend’s swimming party for their birthday. Her little brother didn’t know how to swim well and while he was trying to retrieve a toy in the deep end he started to drown. I was the closest to him and quickly pulled him out of the pool. We all stood around him panicking not knowing what to do. In that moment I knew that I wanted to help save lives. I graduated high school a semester early to start on my perquisites for nursing. I’ve watched my cousin Michelle graduate from nursing school and how hard she worked to become a Pediatric Nurse at Methodist Hospital. I have seen how dedicated she is with her patients and it inspires me to work hard and stay focused. Knowing how much she enjoys being a nurse, motivates me to pursue my dreams of becoming a nurse. In the spring of 2015 I began volunteering at Texas Children’s Hospital and it’s the most rewarding feeling. I volunteer weekly in the emergency center checking in new patients and transporting them to their rooms. I interact with the patients ...
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