Now retired, author Dr. Steven Bentley was a successful emergency physician. But his path in life wasnt always an easy one. In Poor No MoreAn American Dream, he shares his story of how he survived a rare birth defect, abject poverty, an alcoholic mother, a KKK father, an abusive childrens home, and a cruel step-mother.
This memoir tells how Bentley emerged from a difficult childhood and adolescence to practice ER medicine during a time of enormous change in the field and how he developed a lifelong love affair with his chosen profession. He discusses how he found it gratifying to apply his medical knowledge and to impact someones life for the better. He relays a host of stories from both his personal and professional life, detailing the trials and tribulations and the challenges and rewards.
Poor No MoreAn American Dream describes Bentleys journey to escape his roots and become a successful doctor in America. It tells about one man who lived in and through some interesting times.