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'The American Nurse'

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 (Jaka Vinsek/Courtesy American Nurse Project)

“Touch has the power to heal.” That’s what photographer Carolyn Jones says she discovered when she interviewed nurses across the country for her new book, “The American Nurse.” She met nurses who worked with prisoners and amputee veterans, who cared for some of the first AIDS patients, and who survived Hurricane Katrina. She spoke with over 70 nurses, including the nurse who changed Carolyn’s own life when she battled breast cancer.

About The American Nurse Project:

Guests:

Carolyn Jones, filmmaker and photographer with the 100 People Foundation, an educational non-profit

Rhonda Collins, registered nurse and vice president and business manager of Fresenius Kabi USA, a pharmaceutical company which funded the book project

Emily Fitzgerald, nurse at the UCSF Medical Center who is featured in the book

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