PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — Lindsay Jones is a registered nurse in the cancer and blood disorders unit at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg.
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About 11 years ago, her then 6-year-old son Tyler was a patient at Johns Hopkins.
"When he was six he was diagnosed with a bleeding disorder called I.T.P.," Jones said.
Now 18 years old and healthy, Tyler is entering his freshman year of college.
Based on the treatment and care her son received at Johns Hopkins, Jones made a big decision.
"I want to be able to give back the same care like we received," she said.
So Jones left her teaching profession and became a nurse, returning to the place where it all started.
September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, but for Jones, it's every month, week, and day.
"I've been here for eight years and I'm not planning on going anywhere. I really found like I found my passion with doing this," Jones said.