The Man Who Saved A Thousand Babies Character Analysis

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Vivien Thomas was your everyday carpenter, but he ended up saving thousands of lives. In “The Man Who Saves a Thousand Babies” you can find out how. Vivien Thomas had worked as a carpenter since he was 11 and he always wanted to go to college. He even worked during the start of the great depression. The Great Depression caused Thomas to lose his job, and so he lost everything. And because of that he couldn't attend college. And since he count attend college he had to get a job. While his search he met Dr. Alfred Blalock at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. With the effect of the great depression he took the job, and he had to do a lot of studying on surgical experiments. Blalock soon found he was very gifted and smart. When Blalock was offered
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