Soon to be doctor Matt Leroue is getting honored for his work helping patients in third world countries.
Watch the video above to hear Leroue explain why treating patients in different parts of the world is making his choice to practice medicine more clear.
The American Giving Awards, featuring Leroue, can be seen on 9NEWS Saturday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m.
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