Molly Eskamani is acknowledged by coworkers as an excellent nurse.
CLEVELAND — The hand dealt to Molly Eskamani’s mom, Donna, was a tough one. She was identified with leukemia in 2012 whereas Molly was nonetheless in nursing faculty.
“Anybody who is aware of her simply knew she was a lightweight. She was only a fantastic, superb individual,” says Eskamani of Donna. “She obtained dealt this hand that was terrible.”
And Eskamani moved on to work with most cancers sufferers, like her mom.
“I knew I needed to be a nurse, however I by no means thought I needed to work with most cancers sufferers,” stated Eskamini. “After I noticed the way in which the nurses, the physicians, all people, the way in which that they cared for her and simply the expertise that she had at Seidman, I used to be like, I need to be that for any individual.”
Though Eskamini’s mother handed away three years after her prognosis, she was in a position to see her daughter turn into that very same assist for others — precisely the place she acquired the assistance herself.
“I obtained my job at Seidman like a month earlier than she handed, so she obtained to see me obtain my dream,” stated Eskamani. “She was so excited.”
And it is there at UH Seidman Most cancers Middle that Eskamani is acknowledged by her colleagues as an distinctive nurse.
“It means so much to me, ? I really like my sufferers and I really like my coworkers,” she stated. “It is an enormous honor.”
WKYC had a bit shock for Eskamani. The station is proud to assist College Hospitals’ Chunk Again In opposition to Most cancers, a program that not solely helps assist Seidman Most cancers Middle, but additionally eating places within the Cleveland space. Contributors can select an quantity — $500, $250 or $100 — and half of that quantity will go on to UH Seidman. The opposite half will get placed on a present card, which can be utilized at taking part 5 star eating places, together with Blue Level Grille, Delmonico’s Steakhouse, Summer season Home and lots of extra. For full particulars on this system and the eating places included, click on HERE.
WKYC honored Eskamani with a $500 donation — $250 to her place of employment, UH Seidman, and a $250 present card to a restaurant of Eskamani’s selection, to thank her for her exhausting work and dedication.
“It is gonna be exhausting to say with out choking up as a result of it is so true, however the sufferers right here at Seidman are probably the most unbelievable individuals,” Eskaaini stated. “I hope that this could additional honor their tales and the way superb they’re.”
And right now, years after being dealt that terrible hand, a brand new card has emerged in Eskamani’s life — the cardboard of affection. Love for her job, and love for her mom that continues to stay on.
“I imply, she’s with me each day that I am right here,” stated Eskamani. “You already know, once I handle sufferers, , it is not my mother, however that is any individual’s mother, it is any individual’s sister, it is any individual’s dad, it is any individual’s member of the family. Like, that individual is beloved a lot, simply how I really like my mother.”
EDITOR’S NOTE: The video within the participant beneath is from a earlier story.