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8 questions with our Challenge Detroit participant

Ali Beydoun is a recent graduate of the University of Michigan and current Challenge Detroit participant. While at the University of Michigan, Ali earned his Bachelor of Science degree with Distinction in Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Science. Ali is from Dearborn.

What made you want to get involved with Challenge Detroit?

While at U of M, I began to understand the importance of doing the most good in every possible situation.  This motive is what compelled me to apply to the Challenge Detroit program.  My whole life, I wanted to be a doctor.  This is still the case, but before I attend medical school I want to have hands-on experience and give back to the community that raised me. After deciding to take a gap year before applying to and matriculating in medical school, Challenge Detroit posed the perfect year long initiative to satiate my philanthropic appetite, as well as give me exposure to the Paris of the West through a unique and comprehensive lens.

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Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe celebrates five years!

The date is October 1, 2007.

Kanye West’s “Stronger” is the number one song on the Billboard music charts.

The Kingdom, starring Jamie Foxx, is number one at the box office.

The Colorado Rockies clinch a playoff spot in the MLB playoffs (yes, those Rockies).

And in Grosse Pointe, Beaumont and Bon Secours Health System Inc. reach a final agreement to transfer ownership of Bon Secours Hospital in Grosse Pointe to Beaumont.

Fast forward five years and we’d like to wish a “Happy Anniversary” to Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe and thank the city of Grosse Pointe for five great years and many more to come!

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