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This week is set aside to say thank you to those men and women in the medical profession who are there to bandage you up, educate you, make you smile, and the list goes on; Nurses.  Oh wait, did I mention it’s also ‘Teacher Appreciation Week?”

Yes, I think it’s no coincidence that these two professions are celebrated during the same week of each year.  Not only do we learn from and are taken care of by teachers in the classroom, we can say the same about a nurse in a medical environment.  Classroom teachers often fill the role of a school nurse on occasion. 

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To be quite honest, I feel the same about this as I do about Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and most especially Veteran’s Day.  The role of educator and nurse should be celebrated all year long.  Here’s to you.

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