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Why Become A Nurse

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Why do I want to become a nurse?

I have had a passion for nursing since I was a young child. Every year in elementary school I would choose to be a nurse for career day. I have always wanted to work with newborns or young children for as long as I could remember. As I became more mature and had my own children, they became my new inspiration to continue my education and to get into nursing school.

By my sophomore year in high school, Iknew my passion was truly for nursing and that I wanted to go to college to become a registered nurse and specialize in neonatal care. I love children and wanted to help them grow strong from the beginning. I had the opportunity to tour Texas Women's University and the University of Texas at Arlington my junior year of high school and fell in love with both
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We decided to mend our relationship and before I knew it he enrolled in the Army and our beautiful daughter, Kierra Alexis, was born. I had a great pregnancy with no nausea, vomiting, and minimal heartburn, but the delivery was a different story. My daughter was breached and I went into an early labor most likely brought on by stress. She was safely delivered and this was my first time being in a hospital setting as a patient. I feel in love with the whole atmosphere and seeing the NICU and all the moms with their babies was a blessing. I knew that was where I wanted to be one day as a nurse. I knew in order to make my dreams come true, I needed to be able to provide for my daughter. So, I foolishly married the father of my daughter, so we could work on our relationship and raise our child together. The Army moved us to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. After a year of being in a verbally and physically abusive relationship, I left my husband and moved back to Texas to raise my
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