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Made in the 956: First-generation UTRGV medical student speaks on journey

2 months 6 days 6 hours ago Tuesday, April 26 2022 Apr 26, 2022 April 26, 2022 3:31 PM April 26, 2022 in News - Made in the 956

Going to college can be tough for any student. 

It can be even harder for a first-generation college student.

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On this week's Made in the 956, Channel 5 Morning Anchor Trey Serna introduces you to Adriana Saavedra-Simmons.

She's fixing to graduate from UTRGV's School of Medicine and she just found out where she'll be going for her residency program.

But when she's done with all that, Saavedra-Simmons plans to come back home and give back to a community that's given so much to her.

Adriana Saavedra-Simmons: Made in the 956. 

Watch the video above for the full story. 

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