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Doctors Have Been Meeting at This Ball for 41 Years

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Ali Serdar Karakurum, (second from the left) President of Turkish American Medical Association is with Kaya Boztepe, President of Federation of Turkish American Association and Ayse Turan, Medical Attache of Turkish Consulate General in New York.(Photo by Ridvan Sezer, turkishny.com)

In 1950’s and 1960’s, many doctors and engineers came to the USA from Turkey, creating a new trend, among the educated, of moving to the continent.  During the years after WWII, economic and military relations between the USA and Turkey played an important role in the arrival of 4,000 Turkish engineers and doctors to this country.

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