They laughed when she spoke about her dreams to become a doctor. “You’re a girl,” they said. “You have to get married, have kids and look after your family. It’s your destiny.”

They tut-tutted when she left home to pursue her dreams.

Now, they fight for appointments at her practice.

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    10 November 2014 at 10:06 pm

    I am proud of her! 🙂
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  • Ankita
    10 November 2014 at 11:23 pm

    Yaaay! the last line is the crux! success is the best revenge !

  • Kathy S Combs
    11 November 2014 at 12:50 am

    Now THAT is an example of pure awesomeness! ♥
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  • Archana
    11 November 2014 at 1:40 pm

    Great! Thoroughly enjoyed your post!
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  • Meenal Sonal
    11 November 2014 at 4:52 pm

    Route to destiny can be definitely altered.

  • J.Gi Federizo
    11 November 2014 at 6:37 pm

    Is it a true story? It’s a great example of a real success story, indeed!
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    12 November 2014 at 7:00 pm

    Success is sweet and she deserves for pursuing her dreams.
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    14 November 2014 at 12:22 am

    IIndeed tht the best revenge 🙂
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  • Kiran Acharya
    15 November 2014 at 7:15 pm

    Success is indeed the best revenge. I love the picture quote too. It perfectly complements the writing.
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  • Varsha
    20 November 2014 at 3:47 pm

    Truly inspiring!
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  • Shailaja V
    27 December 2014 at 11:57 pm

    To know that success at something you love is also the sweetest revenge must be so gratifying. Well done, Sanch. Beautiful take 🙂
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