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Day in the Life—Primary school teacher: Lack of curiosity is killing the profession

“I have no special talent,” Albert Einstein once said. “I am only passionately curious.” Nowadays passionately curious is a special talent because children, even young children are not, it seems, even moderately curious. Perhaps the problem is not that they are not curious; it’s that the things they want to …

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Day in the Life of a judge: Giving everyone 100 percent

If Madam Justice had had her way, she would have been a primary school teacher. However, as it is wont to do, Life intervened and Madam Justice became instead a puisne judge of the High Court of Judicature of Trinidad and Tobago. Assigned to the Family Court since its inception …

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Day in the life of a Nurse: Helping better lives and coping with death on a daily basis

“I sometimes have to clean my patients or change their adult diapers. Then, I have to give patients their baths, administer or prescribe medication, feed them their meals, document patient care, as well as supervise junior nursing staff. “Training patients, relatives and other staff about what is required for the patient’s care …

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