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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story - College Choices Summary & Analysis

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College Choices Summary and Analysis

Ben looks at the ten dollar bill on the kitchen table which will cover only one non-returnable college entrance application fee. Ben struggles between applying at Harvard or Yale. Remembering that Yale whipped Harvard badly in a recent College Quiz Bowl, he goes with Yale. Once on campus and in class, Ben begins to realize that the study skills he learned in high school were not enough at Yale. Ben begins to do badly in his studies and has thoughts that he doesn't belong at Yale. Most hurtful, Ben is failing chemistry. His first semester final is the next day and he has no hopes of passing it. If he fails chemistry, his medical career is out the window.

Ben, at the end of his rope, turns to God. He prays for a miracle and suddenly feels everything will be all right. He...

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