By: Daniela Plata

You may think she is an ordinary woman but she isn’t, everyday she is working hard to save peoples lives. She loves her job and her family. Medina lives with her 13-year-old son and new born son.She now lives a happy and fulfilling life. Yet her life has not been all fun and games. She has gone through many things in her life. Yet she has never given up. She works hard everyday.

Medina is a patient care coordinator. She deals with patients and health care providers. You may wonder how can you help save peoples lives. Well Medina always works with patients and she loves to see when a patient that came in sick comes out happy and cured.

“My favorite part of my job is that I get to help people everyday,” said Medina with pride in her voice.

Medina was born in September 1983. She is currently 33-years-old. She was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She moved to the U.S when she was 9-years-old. It wasn’t very easy for her here. She didn’t know the language. She would spend six months in Santo Domingo and six months in the U.S.

She is still currently studying to finish her career. She will finish August of next year 2018. Since she was a little girl she has always wanted to work in the field of doctors and medicine. She is looking forward to getting her bachelors degree.

Family is what has inspired her to become what she is now.

“My 13-year-old son inspired me to become what I am now,” said Medina.

She has been through many hard things in her life such as being a single mother with necessities. The hardest part of her leaving her home country is she had to leave her family and friends.

“The hardest part of my life I would say is leaving my family and friends.” said Medina with an upset tone in her voice.

Medina has some weaknesses and strengths. To her one of weaknesses is she takes on the burdens of others because she cares so much. To her strength is she is organized in her work and personal life.

Medina is an example of that no matter what life throws at you never give up. She has always worked hard to get where she is now. Always work hard and you will move forward in life.



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