BLOG: Of doctors and pilots

When I grew up in the early 1970s, I remember considering different professional careers. Among the most desirable were becoming a doctor, a lawyer, an engineer and a pilot. These were the most respected and best paid mainstream career choices. I chose to be a physician because I loved science and loved helping people, but I always thought about becoming a pilot as well. Aviation offered an extremely respected place in society, highly technical skill, great pay and a reasonable workweek.

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