New Memoir Solidifies Concept of Person’s Success Over Trials and Adversities

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R. Sabol narrates how he reached the ‘Troubled Path To Broken Medicine’.

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Dr. Sabol’s life really has laid down a crystal clear proof that it is indeed hard work that paves the way to personal advancement.

In his writing debut, R. Sabol pens an intimate account that narrates his personal journey from childhood, during his Marine Corps. service, leading up to his rendezvous with medicine. Detailing the different phases of his life that led to him having a permanent medical career, Dr. Sabol tells readers and his family’s younger generation how a man who reached the “Troubled Path To Broken Medicine.”

After his parents divorced when he was just five years old, Dr. Sabol started to live a life which is rather difficult for a child his age. Constant moving due to his father’s job required a lot of adjustments. When he was old enough to work, he started as a stock boy and worked every day after school and Saturdays for five dollars a week. Later, he worked his way through high school and college as a grocery stock/delivery boy, butcher, gas station attendant, auto mechanic, West Virginia state automobile inspector, landscaper, roofer, construction worker, pizza parlor waiter, and night hospital laboratory technician.

A testament of the rewards of perseverance coupled with the dream to achieve something, Dr. Sabol’s life really has laid down a crystal clear proof that it is indeed hard work that paves the way to personal advancement. The “Troubled Path To Broken Medicine” may not be easy but the long journey is worth it if because that is what Dr. Sabol really wants.

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About the Author
R. Sabol is a 1984 graduate of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and began his medical career in emergency medicine in July 1985 and has practiced emergency medicine since then; seeing drastic changes in the field of medicine during his career. Dr. Sabol was an avid outdoorsman, fishing and hunting and racing motorcycles for money during his college years to get tuition and spending money. He is a firm believer in hard work for personal advancement. He married a year before college graduation and, upon graduation, entered the U.S. Marine Corps as an officer. He completed basic flight training at Pensacola, Florida, and attended the advanced radar school for the F4 Phantom fighter/bomber at Glynco, Georgia. After years of service that gave him a ticket to travel all over US and the far Easter Asia, Dr. Sabol left the U.S. Marine Corps in 1977, after Vietnam, and went to work as the laboratory director for a small hospital in Ohio. He holds the permanent rank of captain in the United States Marine Corps. He entered the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in August 1980, with a wife and two young children, not knowing where that path may lead, and after twenty-nine years of practicing ER medicine, he believes he took the right path for himself but has become disillusioned, frustrated, and completely fed up with the practice of medicine because of the social, governmental, and legal demands placed on doctors and the corporate mentality pervading medicine.

Publication Date: April 10, 2014
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