They laughed when she spoke about her dreams to become a doctor. “You’re a girl,” they said. “You have to get married, have kids and look after your family. It’s your destiny.”

They tut-tutted when she left home to pursue her dreams.

Now, they fight for appointments at her practice.

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Until next time,


  1. Soumya

    November 10, 2014 at 10:06 pm

    I am proud of her! 🙂
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  2. Ankita

    November 10, 2014 at 11:23 pm

    Yaaay! the last line is the crux! success is the best revenge !

  3. Kathy S Combs

    November 11, 2014 at 12:50 am

    Now THAT is an example of pure awesomeness! ♥
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  4. Archana

    November 11, 2014 at 1:40 pm

    Great! Thoroughly enjoyed your post!
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  5. Meenal Sonal

    November 11, 2014 at 4:52 pm

    Route to destiny can be definitely altered.

  6. J.Gi Federizo

    November 11, 2014 at 6:37 pm

    Is it a true story? It’s a great example of a real success story, indeed!
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    1. Sanch @ Living my Imperfect Life

      November 11, 2014 at 6:48 pm

      I’m sure many women have done this…so I’d like to think it’s true. 🙂

  7. kalpana solsi

    November 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm

    Success is sweet and she deserves for pursuing her dreams.
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  8. Meena Menon

    November 14, 2014 at 12:22 am

    IIndeed tht the best revenge 🙂
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  9. Kiran Acharya

    November 15, 2014 at 7:15 pm

    Success is indeed the best revenge. I love the picture quote too. It perfectly complements the writing.
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  10. Varsha

    November 20, 2014 at 3:47 pm

    Truly inspiring!
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  11. Shailaja V

    December 27, 2014 at 11:57 pm

    To know that success at something you love is also the sweetest revenge must be so gratifying. Well done, Sanch. Beautiful take 🙂
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