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Short Story
Kathe Gunckle
Baker College
Ms. Stacy Dacheux



Wendy is doctor in a small town. She loves her job and specializes in rare diseases and how to cure them. A stranger asks her to go to a far away land where her help is needed to help people who are dying. She is concerned about going because she is afraid of stepping outside her small town and her comfort zone. While traveling she encounters those who are trying to stop her, becomes unsure about her ability to help and becomes sick herself and does not understand what she is suffering from. In the end she is able to help those in need and bring back valuable information to help others in her small town and elsewhere.

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Helping those who can’t help themselves is so much a part of me now; it’s hard to recall just when it started. As kids, Caitlin Morse and I would play hospital for hours on end. Each and every blond haired, blue eyed baby doll as well as each cuddly teddy bear had been bandaged, operated on and cured of every imaginable disease by the time we were 12. Caitlin went on to marry a doctor and I chose to become one. I often wonder if following her path would have been easier.
Choosing a path in medicine is not easy. There are those who chose the path that provided wealth while expending very little time while others chose to do something they love regardless of the monetary reward. When I reached the point in medical school where I had to make that decision, like other things in life, the…...

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