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Seattle Children’s cancer survivor becomes a caregiver

Four years ago, KING 5 shared Milton Wright's story after he had completed immunotherapy treatment at Seattle Children's. Milton was the second patient to beat leukemia with T-cell immunotherapy, and after nearly 12 years of battling cancer, it's easy to understand why he would shy away from the medical setting.

Four years ago, KING 5 shared Milton Wright's story after he had completed immunotherapy treatment at Seattle Children's. Milton was the second patient to beat leukemia with T-cell immunotherapy, and after nearly 12 years of battling cancer, it's easy to understand why he would shy away from the medical setting. He moved away from Seattle and worked odd jobs, and even took the test to become a police officer, but eventually got certified as a nursing assistant. He is now an ICU technician at Seattle Children's. "I work at the same place that treated me, that saved my life I don't even know how many times," said Milton. "This is like my passion, more than just getting paid. I just like being here. Even when I wasn't working here, I would still come here and talk to families." Milton is almost finished with his first year of nursing school, and will soon celebrate his five-year mark of being cancer free.

Source: KING5.com