This was beautifully written and sums up my line of work very well.
I am a Radiation Therapist.
My profession doesn’t define me, but it does say a lot about me. It tells a story about who I am.
As a retired Radiation Therapist’s daughter, I saw through my dad who I wanted to be. I saw him coming home late because a patient needed extra care. I saw him go to the clinic on Saturdays to treat plasma or patients. I saw him take call. I saw him come home stricken with grief when an especially close patient passed away. I saw him bring home gifts from patients for me and my brothers. (Like the Winnie the Pooh blanket I got from one of his patients when I was very small, and the stuffed Christmas Tree with the music box in it, which was made for me by one of his patients because I had to miss my kindergarten Christmas program because…
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