Mary Eliza Mahoney, the first black American nurse started out as a cook and janitor despite her childhood dream of becoming a nurse.
Rather than giving up, she persisted until she was admitted to nursing school at the age of 33 and the rest, as they say, is history.
Recent events, like the pandemic and heightened awareness of institutional bias, remind us that roadbumps and detours are realities that challenge our career and life goals. Sometimes, almost making it seem as if our dreams are out of reach.
With persistence, you can keep focused on what's important , even if a pandemic (or bad boss) puts a temporary kabash on your best laid plans.
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