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    Hello all -

    I am a middle-aged man. Spent many years in research science in medical schools and pharmaceutical industry until getting canned after 9-11. Went to school in an accelerated BSN program, passed my boards in 2004 and here I am. Come from a medical family so the switch was fairly straight forward; older brother is an MD and sister in law a Ph.D. level RN. Still new to the field and have lots of questions about all sorts of stuff. Done only med-surg floor work so far, and cannot say I'm too taken with it. Hope to like other varieties of nursing better. I respect good RNs a lot; not everyone else does - but I now know how hard they work. They earn every dime!
    Besides science, I've done auto mechanics also, as a sidelight for a while back in the 1990s.

    Married, but no kids. Enjoy playing and listening to music, sports and history/political science. That's all about me for now... I'm pretty boring and well-domesticated by now!

    The website looks nice; I am pleased to have found it.

    Ga. Boy 61
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    glad to have you, my friend.

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