A Surgeon's Story...

Discussion in 'Neurosurgery' started by Spine Specialist, May 13, 2008.

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  2. IcedTea

    IcedTea Nuthin But A G Thang Baby

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    Truly an inspirational story. I've never been to his place of birth, Mexicali, but it's probably no better than Tijuana- my hometown
     
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    Maxx4 Have I annoyed you yet?

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    I first read about him in Reader's Digest. Still a good read and inspiring story. :thumbup:
     
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    hans19 I'm back...
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    I think the immigration laws in this country are harsh, especially for those that are highly skilled that wish to stay here lawfully.

    I assume by now, he is in the country legally. I wonder how his stay in the US was legalized? My GF is here legally from Europe to do residency and its gonna be a pain in the ARSE if she wants to stay here after residency.
     
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    Q. DID YOU FIND HARVARD TOUGH?
    A. Not really. Compared to working in the fields, it was easy.


    Tell that to the legacies...
     
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    That's amazing, must have been hard work keeping up that GPA in your second language.
     
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    At the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa has four positions. He is a neurosurgeon who teaches oncology and neurosurgery, directs a neurosurgery clinic and heads a laboratory studying brain tumors. He also performs nearly 250 brain operations a year. Twenty years ago, Dr. Quiñones-Hinojosa, now 40, was an illegal immigrant working in the vegetable fields of the Central Valley in California. He became a citizen in 1997 while at Harvard.


    Damn...
     

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