Research Paper On Vivian Thomas

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Have you ever learned about a man/woman who changed history for ever? You may think of George Washington or Thomas Jefferson. There was a man named Vivian Thomas he was an african american man who did that exact same thing, changing history for african american people, while saving a unbelievable amount of babies. At the age of eleven years old Vivian Thomas was a hard worker as a carpenter saving up to go to medical school. The year 1930 Thomas graduated from high school, he planned on going to college. Something else happened, the Great Depression. Vivian lost all of his savings, and his job he was heartbroken. He did not give up though he eventually got a job at a lab for Dr. Alfred Blalock, as a janitor. (since he was African American)

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