Injuries kept Lincoln woman from being a nurse, but sons carry out her dream
Nancy Cramer hugs her son Daniel on Friday in Lincoln at his graduation from UNMC's College of Nursing. Blinded at age 17 in a car accident, Nancy never got to live out her dream of becoming a nurse — but Daniel and his older brother, Paul Andrew, did it for her.
Posted: Sunday, May 11, 2014 12:00 am
Wet snowflakes fell on that day after Christmas 1973 as she glanced out the window.
Nancy Whittaker just wanted to return a few presents with her boyfriend, but her parents worried about her making the 40-mile trip from Beatrice to Lincoln. Maybe it was best if they made the drive another day, after the weather improved.
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