That plan seemed remarkable on track up to my 25th birthday. I sped through an elite college in three years and then our state medical school, becoming the first graduate to land a residency in internal medicine at a prestigious Boston teaching hospital. The next step was to move to specialty training in cancer care.
Life brought something different. One day after a long night on call, I was the tour guide for my husband and his best friend, who was visiting Boston for the first time.
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