“Gifted, highly-talented and supremely motivated.”
Each member of the interview panel nodded their agreement, as the Chairman continued. “We have all read her excellent work on post-trauma reconstruction in The Journal.” Again, the panel agreed.
“She is without doubt the most eminent surgeon in her field,” added one of the panel members.
“Indeed,” said the Chairman. “More importantly, she will be a calm and steady influence upon her team.”
As the professor returned to the room, she gave the impression that she had always been of calm and steady character.
The crisscross scars on her forearms told a different story.

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