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"Each day when my alarm goes off the first thought that goes through my head is “I wish I could stay in bed all day,” but as soon as I step through the doors of the dental clinic I remember why I am there and why I wanted to become a National Health Corps AmeriCorps member."
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"The exposure I gained to the most vulnerable community members allowed me to see what problems were most prevalent in this community and to create relationships with a huge range of people."
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"Why do people volunteer? When asked this question, I think most people would answer with something along the lines of, “Because it feels good to help others.” But where does this “good” feeling come from? Is it because it truly feels good to know you are helping make someone’s life better or meeting a need in an underserved community? Or, is it because volunteering allows us to absolve ourselves of some of the guilt we feel for being more privileged than others?"
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"The great thing about the National Health Corps (NHC) Florida AmeriCorps program is that, along with the opportunities for professional growth and development, it comes with 20+ built-in friends."
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