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What will you sacrifice in order to live your extraordinary passion?

The desire to live out one's passion always seems to come at a price. The stuff you'll have to give up is not just one but many things. Take a MD to-be for example, other than the sleepless nights and bulk of money he's throwing in just to complete the long and tedious road of education, he would have to endure the pressure coming from the society on various decisions he has to make in life.

Here is a young undergraduate at internship pondering about her passion. I am aspired to become a physician. Yesterday I stumbled upon an article,
10 things you need to give up to become a doctor
Maybe it's easier said than done but I feel like I'm ready to give them all up except for #6. This dream this passion has been the greatest source of motivation for a slacker like me to work hard in college.

What's your passion?
Is there a limit to how much you would sacrifice for it?


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  • Aug 9 2013: Hi,Dear yuzhou yang.When I was a child,my dream was to be a doctor.Because when I was a kid I was easy to get a cold.But everytime when my mom brought me to see doctors,they smiled to me and talked sth to my mom,I felt their caring and warm-hearted around.So I just said to myself:When I grown up,I would like to be such doctors to help those people when they needed.

    Unfortunately I didn't get chance to fulfill my childhood's dream but fortunately I get chance to being a teacher.I find it is a suitable job for me.I like to be together with children.I enjoy being a learner while teach them.I try to share my knowledge and experience with them...

    Sometimes I think it is good to have a diffrent angle to think of :I devote myself to be a good teacher,I don't think I sacrify anything but reward a lot from the job I am doing...all devotion I have done all what I like to do...
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      Aug 9 2013: you sound like a great teacher:) thanks for sharing
      Ambitions may change along the way. I guess whichever career you end up in, as long as you love it now, it's good.
      • Aug 10 2013: Hi Dear yuzhou yang,I am just an ordinary teacher.I like to keep tinking to adapt my atitude to be positive,I follow my thinking to do what is the right direction...

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