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My patients taught me how to heal after losing my mother

One thing I learned was that no amount of verbal consolation can lighten people’s suffering Graduating from medical school and becoming a doctor was an unforgettable experience. I remember transitioning from theory to practice, books to reality, hypothetical exam scenarios played by actors to real-life stories of patients. During my initial years as a junior doctor, I thought I knew it all and was mastering the skill of empathising with patients.
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