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A Manchester Boy Gets Education

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Parent Issue
Day
6
Month
February
Year
1903
Copyright
Public Domain
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Clarence A. Berger, a distributing clerk in the Toledo postofflce, has been granted a leave of three montha by the department at Washington. The concesslon was made on the reeommendation of Postmaner Tncker. Berger wants the leave that lie may take the time to prepare for taking his degree froiu the Toledo Medical College this coming spring, and thereby hangs a tale of indomitable plnck and endurance. Berger is a yoiing man who eame here from Manchester, Mich.. four years ago to work his way through tiie Toledo Medical College. During the tirst two yeara of his course he supported blmself by clerking in au Èas1 Toledo drug simv, worküig afterQoona and ereninga and keeping up his stuuies as could by eohsenring liis few spare moments. Then ie went into the Toledo postofflce, joiniiig the uight foree of dist! ters. There he luis worked every night for the past two years at ping up In íiis regular - I elinics .-ii the college, lt lias a test of physical t'nal none hut. oue of a n itution could have bome suenlly. Mr. 'Berger reported for wovk each ing .-ii 0 o'oclook and worked till S:30. Then he was roüevecl to I n at 2 a. ni. for another shift last ing til! 7 a. ni. During nu; the 1. the brief four houra and a i 9:30 p. in. to _' a. ni. w . he had for rest and sleep. 1 of thi ordinarily, wiih ; clhiical work. That t'.e may di e to liis vtotk during ni otol he applied for temporary I That leave was granted, and dow, for the iirst time slnee entering school, he is working UDder the norm tl ditions that surronnd the average student. Wheu Clarenee A. Berger takeshia legree as doctor of medicine aext spring he may well boast of havlng nttained his goal by surmountlng dlffieultles such as few bave ever coped with succesafnly.- Toledo News.