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No. 13: Craig Breslow, RP

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The mark of intelligence is often knowing one's limits. Breslow was smart enough to realize that medical school never had to be more than a fallback plan, that he had what it took to thrive in another high-intensity occupation and have thousands cheering him while doing so. The delicate operation facing him this October is serving as a reliable bridge to Uehara. -- Edes