I Was A Carer

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    From a child I had to look

    after my family because my Mum was an alcoholic and my Dad was a pensioner. My Mum and Dad didn't get on so I had to take care of them both as well as bringing up my brother because they were unable to do this. My Mum died when I was 14 and my Dad was increasingly unwell to the...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2015


    One of my first jobs was as an orderly in a nursing home. Most of the residents were elderly, but a few were younger but with disibilities. One guy was a quadriplegic (from diving into a shallow pond). I was one of the few orderlies he trusted to know where he kept his money...
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    Oct 9, 2010
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