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These doctors are trying to get more people of color to join their ranks. What some have overcome is startling

These young doctors and dentists are trying to improve the ranks of minorities in medicine. But in getting there themselves, they've faced many challenges.

To many in the medical profession, it’s a public health crisis in the making: While African-Americans make up 12 percent of the U.S. population, only about . And evidence shows that about the

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