Nursing student overcomes his down-and-out past to graduate

Once homeless and drug-addicted, Eric Seitz realizes a dream and starts a career  |  Updated 12:45 PM, 06.24.2015

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  • Eric Seitz just graduated from the University of Washington's School of Nursing. KING5
The past decade has been a tumultuous story for Eric Seitz. Homeless and addicted to heroin, he found himself at Harborview Medical Center with a disease that nearly killed him. The experience also inspired him to study nursing.

This month Seitz graduated from UW's School of Nursing, putting himself on a path to help people who live with the challenges he once faced. 

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