The Greatest Event That Shaped Me Into The Person That I Have Become Today

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There is one significant event that molded me into the person that I have become today. My grandfather was an amazing man, kind hearted and would give the shirt off his back for you. He was a truck driver and always on the road. He was strong and worked very hard throughout his life to support his family. He truly was a special person and anyone that was blessed to know him knew this. When he became sick, it was not only hard on our family but also himself. When I was the age of sixteen, my grandfather had passed away. This was one of the hardest times in my life. I was blessed to have had the opportunity to spend some valuable time with my grandfather before his passing. During this time, I had the privilege of meeting some amazing nurses. I was mesmerized by their knowledge, hard work, and dedication. Every time they would stop in they always had a great big warm smile and genuine personality. You could see and tell they honestly enjoyed helping others. My grandfather was always treated with the utmost respect and for our family this was important. We wanted to have the same kind hearted souls take care of him, as he deserved the best.
When my grandfather was in pain they showed concern and a desire to help ease his pain. During the visits they would always make constant eye contact with my grandfather, listen to his concerns and then relay back to him what he had said to make sure they understood him correctly. Sometimes when they responded back to my grandfather I…

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