An harm we none: memoir of a veterinary medical education
The veterinary profession, we First-Years were told during orientation, is the white-collar demographic with the highest addiction, depression, divorce, and suicide rates in the country. Despite these warnings and all the heavy baggage I was coming in with—as an older student and an ecofeminist Nature gal with limited resources, a spinal disease, and unresolved grief and hauntings—I gave vet school my best shot: It was my Big Dream. Part One of this book-length memoir, my creative nonfiction thesis, covers personal events in 1998, from the January acceptance letter from Colorado State University ...
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