Story by Kyle DeVries  Sharon Stephens is the Residency Coordinator at the Family Medical Care Center (FMCC) at Cox North Hospital. She had dreams of becoming a nurse, but the path to realizing this dream was laden with obstacles, the largest one being financial, in that she would be forced to give up her full-time…

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Story by Kyle DeVries  Born and raised in a very small town in southwest Missouri, Mertie’s parents had high expectations but provided a strong support system for both Mertie and her twin sister. She credits her parents as well as the responsibility and accountability she gained from working several jobs during her youth as a…

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