Two operating room nurses at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown

Carolyn “Corky” Marlowe (left) and Doris Alexander dressed in scrubs. Both were a part of the Samaritan Medical Center Ambulatory Surgical Unit. 2010. Watertown, NY. Courtesy of Carolyn Marlowe.

Click here for a North Country at Work story about how nursing has changed over the years.

You can listen to Corky Marlowe talking about life in an operating room below. She graduated from the House of the Good Samaritan in Watertown, and found a passion for working in operating rooms for 40 years.

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