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DDS/DMD, Pediatric Dentist Volunteer, Indian

As I write this, thousands of miles from my childhood home of Mumbai, I think on the events that placed my feet irrevocably on the path of Dentistry, a path laid with an understanding of what it truly means to be poor, stigmatized and ostracized simply because of where you went to school. Whether or…

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Disadvantaged Status, Dental, Yemen/Michigan


From the time that I was 6 through 10, I lived in Yemen in an old house with no electricity. I read late into the night with an oil lamp. At least it was not as crowded as my home back in our Arab Ghetto of Dearborn, were 12 people were crammed into a 3 bedroom home. The most difficult part of gro…

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