Immigrant Twin Brothers Graduate from Top Medical Schools

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Two immigrant twin brothers graduated from top medical schools one day apart from each other.

Octavio and Omar Viramontes are twin brothers who graduated from Harvard and UCLA Medical School just one day apart, CBS News reported. The brothers came to California from Mexico when they were only 10 years old. The twins then helped their parents pick grapes in the fields and then would sell them door-to-door, according to the news station.

“The first year it was tough. We hated it,” Omar told the news station. “But we started to realize that we were doing this for a specific reason, and it was to help our family, to help each other.”

The twins told CBS News that their mother taught them that education was important and introduced them to the town library. Octavio and Omar graduated high school sharing the title of valedictorian and then went their separate…

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