A Doctor's Journey: A Hungarian's Realization of the American Dream
Trafford Publishing, Sep 27, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 248 pages
A Doctor's Journey tells the story of the journey towards the realization of a young Hungarian boy's dream to be a doctor. Despite overwhelming adversity along the way, Laszlo Makk never stopped dreaming and hoping; he never gave up his trust in God. As a young man, Laszlo was blessed to survive World War II and the Hungarian Uprising of 1956; he eventually escaped to America, where he has found happiness as a proud U.S. citizen with the help of dear friends and a wonderful loving family.
He earned his medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York and trained in Houston. Ultimately, Dr. Makk landed in Louisville, Kentucky, where he worked as a greatly respected pathologist for over forty years. With strong determination and hard work, he overcame many obstacles and became a renowned doctor who contributed to the world's knowledge of cancer.
In addition to surviving hepatitis, a liver transplant, and open heart surgery himself; he saw his wife through a fourteen-year battle with breast cancer relying on his personal medical knowledge to identify the best in cancer care. Four sons and nine grandchildren carry on the Makk legacy of hard work and a determined pursuit of happiness.
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A Doctor’s Journey: A Hungarian’s Realization of the American Dream
Laszlo Makk, MD, FCAP
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