Thomas Edison Speech

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“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will instruct his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.” These are the promising words of the prolific inventor Thomas Edison who grew up in the city of Port Huron and sold newspapers daily as a 12 year old on the Port Huron – Detroit run. Convincing the railroad company, he managed to sell confections along with newspapers and later went on to place two newsboys on other Grand Trunks to Detroit. Over the years, he made enough money to support himself and to purchase chemicals and other experimental materials. His exemplary entrepreneurship and genius lead him to invent the incandescent light bulb—for what we all remember him today. No matter how many years pass by, his creation will keep shining over us, reminding us that hard work and dedication always pay off. It was the young age of 6 was when I got first acquainted with Thomas Edison and his work. My father had bought a series of books for me—Childhood of Famous Americans— out of which one of them was about Edison’s complete life journey. Losing track of time, I recall getting lost between the similarities of his childhood and mine. Simple, compliant and devoted to his work—whatever it may be—Edison was my hero.
Apart from books I spent most of
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I don’t where it went, but I guess A question, not unfamiliar to me, that has been asked to me by numerous people I have met is why do I want to become a doctor? Even I have asked myself this question. Almost every day. If someone asks me why do I want to become a doctor? What do I say? Do I tell them that I want to become a doctor because of a toy kit that my father bought me when I was six? Or do I tell them about the satisfaction of seeing someone you helped get better? Or just to see them smile
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