I Suspect My Mixed-Race Daughter Doesn’t Want to Be A Medical Doctor Anymore Because Of Racism

And because she doesn’t want to have to treat racists

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From a very young age, my mixed-race daughter has been passionate about medicine. I myself have always admired and wanted to be in the profession, but for various reasons, I was unable to.

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