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Thomas 1 Supporting Statement Name: Linda N. Thomas I am a native of Africa and have migrated to the USA in pursuit of education and a career in nursing profession. While in my native country, I lost one of my parents which led to a break of nearly 19 years in my schooling.


My mother fell sick and eventually passed away in 1991, while I was still in high school, leaving a large family to care for. During this traumatic period, my elder sister and I took care of the sick person as well as our household affairs and looked after our siblings. In the absence of economic support from the government, I had to stop studies and instead assist in the education of the youngsters in the family. These incidents explain the long break that I had in schooling and my abiding interest in taking care of the sick and needy. I realized that I was temperamentally suited for caring for others, having seen at firsthand, the pain and suffering of loved ones. After reaching the US, I have attended nursing assistant courses and accumulated practical experience as a healthcare assistant. Being fully convinced now of the appropriateness of my career choice, I intend to carry forward this process and secure the status of a licensed nurse by joining your prestigious institution. Thomas 2 I consider nursing profession as challenging in itself, sharing the pain of patients or the joy of new births, all in a day’s work. To prepare myself for this role as a competent healthcare assistant, I have attained Certified Nursing Aid, CPR, PMAB and SAMA certifications from the well-known American Medical Institute, Houston, TX. ...
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