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I am honored and humbled

The mother of a friend died. I've been asked to be a nurse at the funeral. I am so humbled by this request. I have been to funerals before and observed the role of the nurse but never participated myself.
My friends moms illness was sudden and quick. A matter of weeks between diagnosis, coming home, going into hospice and dying. I sat with her mom several times when my friend and her family were having difficulty juggling their schedules and trying to keep mom home and tended to.
Tomorrow I will go out and buy my white uniform, shoes,stockings and nursing cap and prepare a bag to hold supplies to nurse the family through the service. I can't tell you how touched I am.
I'm an atheist and they are aware of that but I've always held cultural death rituals in reverence after being a hospice nurse years ago.

The Donald needs midol this morning

His comment that megyn Kelly was hormonal due to her menstrual cycle has gotten him alot of fake outrage on the right this morning. I don't think he should be banned from any right-wing loon event. He's their front runner. He represents the GOP. Let the Donald speak.
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