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Not everyone can top him

What can I say about a man who seemed  shy in high school but not surprisingly though achieved what most of us can only dream of -  Doc Hernani Cualing is now an accomplished oncologist.

He finished Medicine from the University of the Philippines. See info about his medical education here. Also find other significant info about him here.

The first time I was able to connect with him through fb, he seemed sincerely happy. Find a snippet here about that.

And after a couple of chats, and fb messages,  he had graciously offered me a writing job in a book a famous U.S. publishing house will publish for him.  Of course, I accepted.. It is a privelege.. Tell you more about that later.

All I can say is whoa.. success at its best..

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