This essay presents an author's application to college, where he desires to pursue a career of a surgeon. Author begins with a story of how his interest to medical surgery started. It was just another day in Anatomy and Physiology class when a teacher announced the commencement of the semester’s laboratory assignment. He gave the class brief instructions on what the assignment entails. As soon as he finished giving the instructions, pupils crowded around Morgue II and I; that houses the classroom refrigerators. Each pair of students was assigned a lab cat for the semester. Author's partner, Angel, and he were selected to keep “the grand prize”: a pregnant cat named Stinky.
For the first few weeks, Angel and author arduously worked on skinning our cat. After every lab day session, they would wrap the skinned fur around Stinky and store her in Morgue I. However, one day, Morgue I was full, and they were forced to store Stinky in Morgue II for the night.
The next day, Angel and author quickly retrieved Stinky from Morgue II and placed her on their lab station. As they began to remove the fur, author noticed that there was something wrong with Stinky. She had a more pungent smell than usual. Then Angel pointed out snowflakes that were blossoming on Stinky’s jet-black fur. “Stinky, our pregnant cat, is molding” author exclaimed.
Author says that by use of a surgeon’s kit, a surgeon meticulously carry out surgeries that have given many people a new lease of life and great joy to families and communities. ...Show more