A Brief Note On Martin Luther King Jr.

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Martin Luther King Jr. once said to an audience of more than a thousand people, "Life 's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?” My main goal in life is to help those around me, and if I am not helping people, I am trying to think of ways that I can. It is not like I am always trying to figure out what I can do for someone else, but the idea does pop into my head when I see someone in a pinch. The world would be a much better place if people actually helped each other instead of walking away. Since I was a child, I have always planned on becoming a nurse. Later on, as a young adult, I found out that my speciality would be a Diabetic Nurse Educator. I want to be able to make a difference in the world, and I feel that by being a part of the healthcare field, I will be able to get what I want: to help those around me. I have always had that spark of compassion in me to help others. I have had many instances where I went out of my own way to relieve some pain or burden off someone else. My father was carrying a decent workload at his job as a salesman and became discouraged when his co workers were continuously getting laid off. He neglected his health by not checking his blood sugar levels or eating an appropriate size meal while at work. When I was around 12 years old, my father became depressed because of work and the mental disorder, schizophrenia, was kicking in. My father started to take more than the prescribed dosage of…

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