The young pharmacy assistant who discovered chemotherapy drugs given to hundreds of cancer patients in Ontario and New Brunswick were diluted says he is no hero.
And he's right.
Craig Woudsma testified before an Ontario legislative committee looking into the blunder. He said he was just doing his job, The Canadian Press reported.
“It’s just part of the process, it’s part of our job, and it just happens that this check that we made had a broader impact than we certainly would have anticipated,” Woudsma, 28, who works at a small hospital in Peterborough, said on Tuesday. “But definitely not a hero, no.
“We’re not looking for glory or anything like that. What we do is kind of the same thing day in and day out, and we’re there for the patients.”
We tend to pin the hero label on people a little liberally these days, I think, to the point we may be devaluing the currency of heroism.
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