From janitor to health care hero at the same hospital, nurse practitioner shares her decadelong journey

first_imgJaynes AndredesBY: HALEY YAMADA AND ERIC NOLL, ABC NEWS(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) — When Jaynes Andredes arrived at her new job at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts, she stepped foot into a familiar place, but with a very different role.On Sept. 28, Andredes took to Facebook to proudly share her decadelong journey from working as a janitor to a newly hired nurse practitioner at the same hospital.“I learned as a custodian that every part of the hospital and every person who works in the hospital is important,” Andredes told “World News Tonight.”After putting herself through five years of nursing school, Andredes was rehired two weeks ago at Baystate Medical Center as a nurse practitioner in trauma surgery.Andredes shared her journey of hard work in a simple photo of her three work badges: a janitor badge, registered nurse badge and her newly minted nurse practitioner trauma surgery badge.She wrote, “10 years of work, but worth it.”Andredes told “World News Tonight” she wears all of those badges proudly.“I hope that my story can inspire people who feel maybe discouraged by their past or where they come from,” she said. “I just want to let them know, if I can do it, anyone can.”Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Khabib Nurmagomedov baffled by Tony Ferguson ahead of much-awaited UFC 249 bout

first_img First Published: 13th December, 2019 20:45 IST Written By Raj Sarkar A lot of veterans have often claimed that fighting is all about going inside the opponent’s mind. And if you are dealing with Tony Ferguson, it is definitely not an easy task. The No. 1 ranked lightweight contender is known as one of the best unorthodox fighters in the world. Tony Ferguson does things which no one else can. He is currently on a 12-fight-winning streak with Khabib Nurmagomedov as his upcoming opponent. Despite being the underdog of the fight, Tony Ferguson has got his opponent’s respect. Khabib Nurmagomedov recently revealed that he doesn’t understand Tony Ferguson.Also Read | Watch | UFC: Conor McGregor Defeated Jose Aldo In 13 Seconds On This Day Four Years AgoUFC: Khabib talks about Tony FergusonSpeaking with RT Sport, lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov said that his upcoming fight with Tony Ferguson is very important for his career since he doesn’t understand Tony Ferguson’s mind. The undefeated Dagestani doesn’t like ‘El Cucuy’ as a person but has a lot of respect for him as a ‘fighter’. According to Khabib Nurmagomedov, he is confident about “doing his job when the cage closes” at UFC 249. Hear it from Khabib Nurmagomedov’s mouth: SUBSCRIBE TO US Tony Ferguson:- Age: 35. Height: 5’11”. Reach: 76”. Stance: Orthodox. MMA Record: 26-3   COMMENT Also Read | UFC: Dana White Confirms Khabib-Conor Rematch On The Cards, Khabib Begs To DifferThe mega-fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson has been set up four times before. However, it never materialised. Both the men have demolished everyone in their division without going one-on-one against each other. Well, the contract has been signed and both of them are expected to lock their horns on April 18, 2020, at the main event of UFC 249. The entire MMA community believes that Tony Ferguson is going to be the ‘hardest-test’ of Khabib’s Nurmagomedov’s career. Who do you think will emerge as the winner in the fight? Do let us know in the comments below. Khabib Nurmagomedov:- Age: 31. Height: 5’10”. Reach: 70”. Stance: Orthodox. MMA Record: 28-0 Also Read | Khabib Nurmagomedov Outshines Anthony Joshua And Andy Ruiz Jr At Clash On The DunesAlso Read | UFC: Khabib Nurmagomedov Channels Inner LeBron James, Scores Fantastic Basket WATCH US LIVE Last Updated: 13th December, 2019 20:45 IST Khabib Nurmagomedov Baffled By Tony Ferguson Ahead Of Much-awaited UFC 249 Bout Khabib Nurmagomedov’s recent statement about Tony Ferguson has made a lot of his fans worried. Know what Khabib feels about his upcoming UFC fight vs Ferguson. LIVE TV FOLLOW USlast_img read more