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Dakota Wesleyan University nursing student Taylor Olson sits in an exam room in the Avera Queen of Peace Hospital emergency room during his shift earlier this month. Olson is one of three male registered nurses employed by the hospital. (Laura Wehde/Republic)

Male nurses remain few in number

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Taylor Olson can remember the day that he decided to become a nurse.

His high school baseball teammate had just taken a pitch to the face and had fallen to the ground, seizing and bleeding.


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