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Becoming A Spine Surgeon

I was 27 years old when I decided to be a spine surgeon. Like the other subspecialties in orthopedics, in a way it was almost messianic in its potential, it could make the lame walk. But on the other hand it could cause injury or worse, be fatal to the patient. Second only to deaths [...]
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New Beginnings

Maribeth is 35 years old. The third daughter of a brood of twelve, she gave up the pursuit of her own dreams to support her family. A few years ago she left the Philippines to work overseas as a domestic helper. Toiling through work, homesickness and the demands of working in a foreign country she [...]
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