Cadavers, a teen, and a med school dream
The student, Johntrell Bowles of Gary, has participated this summer in the 2014 International Human Cadaver Prosection Program at the Indiana University School of Medicine-Northwest, also in Gary. He is the youngest person to do so.
Bowles has dreamed of becoming a doctor since a young age. He says his mother was diagnosed with mild congestive heart failure and deemed unable to care for Bowles and his siblings, so they live in a foster home.
In his application for the program, he said he can't help his mother's illness, but he can help others. His ultimate goal is to attend medical school.
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