The Life Of A Grandfather

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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 …show more content…
Throughout my time as a CNA, I learned what it was like first hand to be in the same situation of taking care of someone else’s loved one as I had previously had the opportunity to view through my experience with my grandfather. The work, although demanding is deeply rewarding. Although the memory of my grandfather’s passing is tough for me, I am also thankful for the opportunity to have meant some wonderful people. They showed me the importance of working hard and the love of helping others. If it was not for the nurses that helped my grandfather, I do not think that I would have been inclined to enter the health field. Honestly, the whole experienced helped me see my true calling in life, not just the need to help others but the desire to do so. In order to make it in the health profession, it takes a kind hearted individual that has the ability to look at some of the toughest situations, the loss of patients and still have the ability to do your job. It truly takes a special individual to be able to work in the medical field and unfortunately not everyone has

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