The most beautiful curls I'd ever seen - page 2

by kessadawn

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You had two simple requests of me, a drink of water, and to go home. I had started out my shift on high note, caring for my two favorite cardiac patients, working with some of my favorite co-workers. It was going to be a good... Read More


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    That's such a beautiful, sad story. One of my biggest fears about working on peds too. You obviously are the best kind of nurse, the one who genuinely cares, and I'd be glad to have you taking care of any of my kids.
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    Wonderful story, thanks for sharing. Nanacarol
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    Wow, what wonderfully written tribute! Thanks for sharing your story!
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    I have never been so moved by a story as I have with this one. I felt like I was at the bedside with you, my heart slowly breaking.

    Thank you for sharing.

    Excellent writing.
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    Wow. That was powerful. So, so very sad. As a parent of young children... very scary as well. Thank you for sharing.
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    I cried so much! You and all PICU nurses are special angels! I don't think I could work with little ones and lose them and console their parents
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    kessadawn...........I can TRULY say, I have never been moved by anything so much on this site. Your words are so touching.. I've never been moved to such tears on reading a post.
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    Kessadawn... Wow! You have a gift for storytelling. Thank you for sharing your experience so personally and emotionally. Reading it, I felt like I was there.
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    All I can say after reading this is THANK YOU and GOD BLESS YOU for being able to share this story and to have the emotional strength to do this job. I know that I have such a horrible time keeping my own emotions in check when it comes to the deaths of these precious children that I most likely could never do the job that you do. I thank God daily for nurses like you.
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    wow, i never anticipated the impact this article has had! thank you all for all of the really nice compliments!
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