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Name: Veronica Berry.

Department: Hollings Cancer Center.

How long have you been at MUSC: 9 years.

Where were you born: Philadelphia, Pa.

Why did you move to Charleston: My husband retired here from the Navy.

What was your first job: Babysitting.

What is the most rewarding aspect of your job: Working with patients and seeing them smile even when some of their days are filled with pain.

If you could change careers, what would you be doing: Finding homes for abused and neglected children.

Do you have any pets: Yes. Doc, an American Bulldog.

Something you collect: African figurines.

Item you must have in your refrigerator: Pepsi.

Favorite book: The Coldest Winter Ever by Sister Souljah.

Pet peeve: Talking loud on a cell phone in public.

Your favorite way to unwind after a long day: Listening to music while taking a hot bath.

Something people don’t know about you: I like to target shoot.

If you could relive any day in your life, what would it be: Sitting with my grandmother on her front porch when I was a little girl.

Friday, March 21, 2008
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