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Meet The Real Life ‘Doogie Howser, MD’

At a glance

  • Alena Analeigh Wicker, only 13, has been accepted to medical school
  • Wicker was adopted as a child
  • “What is age?” Wicker said. “You’re not too young to do anything. I feel like I have proven to myself that I can do anything that I put my heart and mind to.”



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