- Willie Gim shared a post online detailing how he chose his career path of becoming a nurse
- The young man stated that he was inspired by the nurses and doctors who tirelessly worked to make sure he was okay after surgery
- Willie told himself he would study to become a nurse and now he is living his dream
Willie Gim is a young South African nurse who shared the backstory in choosing his career path online. According to Willie, he faced a difficult time healthwise. He was close to death and had a major operation.
Willie thanked the doctors and nurses who worked around the clock to ensure he was okay. He also took time out to thank God for regaining his strength and health. After his health scare, he promised himself he would study to become a nurse.
The young man shared a post to Facebooks #ImStaying group revealing his dream to become a nurse is now a reality.
Read Willie's full post below:
"(I) almost died, and had a major operation, all thanks to the tireless doctors and nurses who made sure I am okay. Not forgetting the almighty God for the breath of life... I told myself that once I recover I am going to study to be a nurse.
"By the GRACE of God it did come to pass so that's why #IAmStaying."
Willie's inspiring and heartwarming post gained tons of responses from proud Stayers. Read some of their comments below:
Anoeska De Villiers said:
"So proud of you! Well done!"
Heidi Weir-Rodin wrote:
"That's fantastic! Congratulations!"
M Beryl Pillay commented:
"Wonderful, yes we have great dedicated doctors here in Mzanzi. Stay healthy."
Palesa Unathi Sangoni added:
"This is truly amazing, congratulations!!!"
Jodie-zina Bailey shared:
"Can't deny a calling. Congrats to you."
In similar news, Briefly.co.za recently reported on an honest student nurse who shared her troubles and hopes online. Nomfundo Barbz Ngcobo may be a student nurse but she's also on the frontline at a time when the country needs medical staff the most.
She shared her inspiring story to the #ImStaying group on Facebook recently. Nomfundo said she is working normal nursing shifts while studying. She added that she is also constantly fearing for her life.
The young lady doesn't go home to her family as she fears infecting her elderly parents with the virus. Nomfundo's positive attitude in her not so comforting situation touched the hearts of many Stayers.
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