Becoming A Poet And A Philosopher

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"Despite being a poet and a philosopher, I am still unable to understand these numbers" was my father 's response to being asked about his then-recent lab reports 15 years ago. I was only 14 years old at the time, and I still remember how surprised I was on hearing those words from my educated father. My father has always been a source of guidance for me, , and it came as a surprise that he was so uninformed about something as important as his own health. The more I thought about it, the more interested I became in understanding processes of human body, and that was the first trigger for my passion for medicine. Immediately following my new found desire to go into the field of medicine I began to study with great fervor, and according to my father, ‘poured my heart and soul ' into my books. Although I paid close attention to all my scientific course studies, biology in particular became my greatest interest. The more I continued to read about biology the more my thirst to understand the human body grew, which I discovered could not be quenched by reading books alone. I knew that it was critical for me to continue my education and pursue further training in medical school. Accordingly, my dedicated and passionate commitment to scientific study paid off as I learned of my acceptance into one of the most prestigious medical schools in Pakistan, Nishtar Medical College Multan. My admittance into medical school remains one of the most proud days of my life, and helped to
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