Barbara, Hahnemann nurse: "It was like a vocation coming here."

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"It's not only my future, but my past. ... It was like a vocation coming here," says Barbara, a day surgical nurse at Hahnemann University Hospital.

Employees of Hahnemann University Hospital, a Philadelphia institution since 1848, say the hospital announced that it intends to close on Aug. 25.

The Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals, which represents 800 registered nurses at the hospital, announced the closure in a public statement on Wednesday morning.