Hadi Aziz, Sanford H. Calhoun High School, Merrick

Stories about poor medical care in his father's

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Stories about poor medical care in his father's home country of Tanzania inspired Sanford H. Calhoun High School senior Hadi Aziz to pursue a medical career. During his years in high school, he and classmates raised about $10,000 to help fund a consultation room and clinic for pregnant mothers in the village of Kibaha, Tanzania.  He will attend the Sophie Davis Biomedical Education Program in CUNY's School of Medicine. On May 26, 2017, Aziz spoke about his hopes and dreams.  (Credit: Newsday / Chris Ware)

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