Paraluman was nominated by a patient for the DAISY award for her genuine compassion! Outstanding empathy Paraluman!"I showed up with a lot of pain and she was always ahead of her time, always making sure my pain was managed and kept under control. When she saw me crying and upset about my personal and family life, she offered her support by allowing me to cry and vent all of my problems to her. I was very nervous talking to strangers about my emotions, but not with her. She showed compassion and gave great advice. I was feeling alone, scared, and having very bad thoughts that night until she spoke with me. She made me feel special and like I had a life worth living, and that I wasn't just a patient that she's getting paid to take care of. She gave me the emotional strength to want to try harder to live. I hope and pray every day that there are others out there like her. I do not feel that my life would have carried on much longer if I had not met her. I believe she really cares about her patients with her heart and not just because it's her job. And I thank her for making me feel like someone cares."