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I came up in a family oriented towards the sick, so I always felt an obligation for doing something
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"I came up in a family oriented towards the sick, so I always felt an obligation for doing something"

- Eddie Bernice Johnson

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In this quote, Eddie Bernice Johnson is revealing how her training in a household that focused on taking care of the sick has actually formed her sense of responsibility. She describes that because of this background, she has actually always felt a strong obligation to act and make a distinction in the lives of those who are ill. This statement highlights the value of household values and how they can influence a person's beliefs and actions. Johnson's words also recommend that her upbringing has instilled in her a deep empathy and compassion for those who are suffering, motivating her to use her platform to assist others.

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Eddie Bernice Johnson This quote is written / told by Eddie Bernice Johnson somewhere between December 3, 1935 and today. She was a famous Politician from USA. The author also have 22 other quotes.

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