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My Journey Towards Self-Acceptance

Fall 2011: “Congratulations, we are pleased to inform you have been accepted into our medical school.” It felt unreal. I’d gained admission into a U.S. Medical school I’d wanted since I was a kid. I was born severely premature, only 2 pounds, and medicine saved my life.

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Competition may be perhaps one of the biggest driving forces in South Asia’s education system, but that’s certainly not the case in…

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I forgot…

I forgot. I forgot about how he looked like until today. Only today, in this very moment, when I saw a picture of him, did I remember…

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I was sexually assaulted and violated by someone not once, but twice. And possibly multiple times without my knowledge…

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