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Baltimore's medical students celebrate years of hard work at Match Day

Baltimore's medical students celebrate years of hard work at Match Day

Rebka Tekeste and her husband planned on having children later in life. The 28-year-old was in a grueling medical program that left her little time for anything else.

But sometime life throws you a curve ball. Tekeste found herself pregnant during her third year at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She gave birth to a son and decided she wanted to give him a sibling sooner rather than later. Her daughter Grace was born six weeks ago.

Tekeste held Grace when she walked on stage Friday at the Hippodrome Theatre to receive the letter that would tell her where she would practice medicine for the next three years. Her husband Temesgen Meheret stood next to her...

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