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As Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy Is Seeing the World in a ‘New Way’

Life Stories: Vivek Murthy 4:06

Vivek Murthy didn't grow up thinking he wanted to be the U.S. Surgeon General, but he says the opportunity and the privilege to serve has been an important and rewarding responsibility. "I can learn a lot from reading briefing books and talking to experts," Murthy said, "but that pales in comparison to what I can learn from going out and talking to people about what they're actually experiencing and hearing about their ideas."

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