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Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas

Vivien Thomas's greatest dream was to attend college to study medicine. But after the stock market crashed in 1929, Vivien lost all his savings. Then he heard about a job opening at the Vanderbilt University medical school under the supervision of Dr. Alfred Blalock. Overcoming racism and resistance from his colleagues, Vivien ushered in a new era of medicine-children's heart surgery. This book is the compelling story of this incredible pioneer in medicine.

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