2013: The year of possibilities

By April Frawley Birdwell

This month, The POST brings you six stories about faculty, staff and students from across UF&Shands who inspire us and remind us that it’s never too late to reach for new dreams.

Take risks

Crossing the bridge from Mexico into Texas, Hugo Galdos started to cry. He was hundreds of miles from his native Cuba and his family, but finally, he felt like he was home.

It had been a year since he fled Venezuela, on the run from his own arrest after refusing to take part in political activities there. A dentist in Cuba, he and other medical professionals had been sent to the country to provide health care. But that wasn’t what the Hugo Chavez-led regime had in mind for them when they got there.

For the full story, click here for the December 2012/January 2013 issue of the UF Health Science Center The Post.