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By Lillian Palmer
Staff Writer 

Hospice: helping lives reach their end

 

Star photo by Lillian Palmer

Hospice of Sweetwater County nurse and case manager Christa Miller sorts through supplies she might take with her to visit a hospice patient.

There is a row of long vertical wooden frames that line the hallway in the Hospice of Sweetwater County office. Within the frames are lists of names, separated by years. The names are the people, every patient that hospice has had in its service over the years, dating back to their first patient in 1983.

"Every patient has been important to us somehow," hospice nurse Susan Arguello said.

"I remember every person on there," a second hospice nurse, Christa Miller, said.

Every hospice nurse travels a journey with their patients. Some journeys are longer than others, yet every one is just...



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