A Life Of A Hospital I Have Experience With People And Death Essay

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From working in a hospital I have experience with people and death. I have seen people after they have been told that death is near. Although no one takes the news well, there are two different reactions once the emotions have begun to settle. I met an old man who decided the only thing to do was pity himself. The nurses would ask him if he wanted to go for a walk and he would refuse. No one wanted to go into his room because of how irritable and mean he was. He died a lonely man sitting in his room. Then there are people like Emily. She was fighting cancer at a very young age and yet was the happiest little girl I have ever seen. We called Emily our "frequent flyer" because she was in the hospital so often. Emily 's family was always taking her for walks or playing games with her. Everyone came to visit Emily and experience her joy. Her mother would say things like, "Little Ol ' cancer isn 't going to mess up our fun, right Emily?" Although she has no hair now and is in the hospital more than ever, Emily has lived longer than expected. Even when faced with death, she still chooses life. The theme of Dylan Thomas ' "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night" is that all people should not lie down and allow death to taken them easily when it approaches but rather should fight death with every ounce of their strength because there are still impacts to be made, things to be achieved, changes to be made, and a life to live no matter what you are living with. Emily is young and…

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