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The Dart: A traveling nurse briefly home
Published 11:00 am Saturday, August 6, 2022
By MAIA BRONFMAN
NATCHEZ — On a bench at Natchez Under-the-hill, Cole Bradford and his two children, Ella and Hayes, took a recess from lunch with his mother-in-law, their grandmother.
It’s one of their last days together before Hayes goes to Cathedral Elementary School, Ella goes to Jefferson Street Preschool and Bradford starts a new post as a travel nurse at West Jefferson Medical Center near New Orleans.
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Bradford grew up in Natchez. After graduating, he joined the army in 2008 and went to Iraq. He said the lifesaver training in the army, and training simulations with wounded soldiers moved him towards a nursing career.
When he left the Army in 2011 his …
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