Karla Lopez was nearing the end of her first year of nursing school when she was diagnosed with colorectal cancer. It was a scary setback, but she wouldn’t let it stop her. “I wanted to become an amazing nurse,” she said, “so I fought through and … here I am a pediatric nurse.” Video Available.
A 7-year-old patient at Rush University Children’s Hospital named Kashton has been helping get band-aids for the vaccine clinic ready, alongside one of his nurses. Together, they’ve opened hundreds.