Be the change you want to see in the world. ~ Ghandi

Monday, December 19, 2011


"It is truly difficult to put into perspective how Africa has taken my heart captive. The warm smiles, the hospitality of the people and the unique cultures forever are sketched into my memory. However, the images of starving and orphaned children, the smell of sewage running through dirt-laden streets and the millions of people without clean water, food and basic healthcare also are tattoed on my mind and heart."  ~Heather Saunders, RN.  Read the entire article on

Heather Saunders, RN, works in the ED of a Level 1 trauma center in Springfield. She graduated from an ADN program in May of 2010 and is completing her bachelor’s degree in nursing. Her goal is to attend John Hopkins University for a master’s degree in public health. Heather was One Nurses's twelveth scholarship nurse for 2011.