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My name is Mara. I grew up in Berkeley and Oakland, the daughter of Vietnamese refugees. I am currently a resident physician in internal medicine. I ultimately want to be a primary care physician who takes care of underserved and marginalized communities. 

I created this space to share my journey of becoming a doctor and thoughts on social issues, particularly border justice, immigration, Native American and Indigenous autonomy, women's health, correctional medicine, and community building. This is an ever evolving space as I find my place in the world.  

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