South Jersey Man Becomes A Doctor Despite His Disability
A South Jersey man who is legally blind gets ready for his graduation from medical school.
CBS Philly reports, 27-year-old Jeffrey Gazzara beat all odds and will be graduating from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine this June.
Despite suffering from 'retinitis pigmentosa' which caused him to lose his peripheral and night vision, Gazzara will go on to do his residency in Michigan.
According to Gazzara, many people doubted he would be able to overcome his disability and graduate from medical school. But he did!
Gazzara won't be able to perform surgeries or invasive procedures. But, he will be able to identify muscle, nerve and bone disorders using his sense of touch.
This is a great achievement, and inspiring story for anyone who believes they cannot achieve their dreams. Way to go Jeffrey!
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