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Mackenzie Lanahan

Mackenzie Lanahan

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Mackenzie's work combines: Medicine, Law, and Being Creative

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Day In The Life


You help other that are injured or you go across sea to help others

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be an Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics:

High School

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    First I had to go to all different kinds of schools.

  • 2.

    Then I was tested on what I had learned.

  • 3.

    Then I was off to college to get an education.

  • 4.

    Then I joined and had more learning to do.

  • 5.

    Then I went to boot camp in order to join the Navy.

  • 6.

    Then I was a part of the Navy and got to save people's lives.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Society in general:

    You can't do this because you're just not good enough to be in that job and you would never make it past college anyway!

  • How I responded:

    Don't listen to them. They are wrong about what you can do. If you set your mind to something then do it! Don't let ANYONE hold you back from doing what you want to do. Let them say what they have to say. If it hurts, what they say to you, then that means that job was not right for you. If you really wanted to do that job then you wouldn't let anyone stop you from doing it.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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  • It was scary because I didn't know what to expect. I didn't know what to do, I had no one to explain to me what was going to happen.