Personal Narrative: Becoming A Physician

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Growing up, all I ever thought about was becoming a physician. For as long as I could remember, I have had this burning desire to save people’s lives. No one in my family is a doctor, in fact, no one in my family has ever went to college. I am not sure where this desire came from but it was confirmed when I started attending a weekly after school program at Massachusetts General Hospital. I got the opportunity to shadow doctors and even work alongside them. Whenever I am there, I truly feel at home. I cannot imagine myself having a career doing anything else. Growing up in Boston I do not come from a very rich family. I would label myself as being in the bottom half of the working class. A few years ago when I told my mother I wanted to be
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