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Paola Rivera, who grew up dreaming of becoming a doctor but switched majors after she began to lose her confidence, celebrates her entry into medical school at the University of Missouri School of Medicine's White Coat Ceremony in 2022. (Photo courtesy of Gustavo Rivera)

She started with Go Red. Now she's going to med school.

Pursuing her longtime dream to become a doctor, Missouri woman draws inspiration from her former career at the American Heart Association.