Clara Barton And Nursing Career

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Clara Barton perfectly exemplifies what I’d like to accomplish in my life and nursing career. She was fearless in her mission, tireless in her efforts to help others, and effective in creating real change that lasted far beyond her the end of her life. After all, she’s the only the creator of the little ol’ American Red Cross. Barton’s service career began at the beginning of the Civil War, when she was forty years old, proving that people can make a difference at any point in their lives. Within months, she set up a distribution center to get supplies to the troops that needed them. But she wasn’t satisfied with that. Soon, she transitioned to working in field hospitals for Union and Confederate soldiers alike. She was bold and unprejudiced
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