Nurses from Puerto Rico get fresh start in the Piedmont

ELKIN, N.C. -- They left everything behind, optimistic that being more than a thousand miles away from home would give them the break they desperately needed.

Zulimi De Jesus still remembers the moment she would be given a chance at a fresh start.

“That day we just decided, 'Yeah, we’re going to go,' so we left everything in Puerto Rico and we came,” she said.

Chatham Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Elkin needed nurses.

Michelle Fontaine, director of operations for Century Care...

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