Situation A, potentiality B, lovelorn C

Neilson, Shane
April 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/8/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 8, p1036
Academic Journal
The author discusses his dream to become a writer despite the fact that he's already a full-time physician. He shares how he envies his friends who were writing and getting published, and resents anyone who had the opportunity to write. He realized that his becoming a doctor and others becoming a writer is a culmination of a series of choices, some of which are very difficult. He also realized that he is very lucky to become a doctor because he earns more money than his writer friends who constantly struggle financially.


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