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From Front Stage to Bed Side, Former Guns N’ Roses Rocker Graduates Premed from Columbia [2008]

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Stephen Harris, once a successful rock musician who fought dyslexia to pursue his other dream—becoming a doctor—is now a significant step closer to realizing that achievement. Harris will graduate from Columbia University next week and begin medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in August.

Fame can take its toll on rock stars, but Harris is one of the survivors. As a bass player and guitarist, he performed with big-name bands, including Guns N’ Roses, The Four Horsemen and The Cult.

“Looking back, my rock career only began because I couldn’t seem to do anything else,” Harris said. “I did terribly in school, hated it, hated it. Every time I took a test, I failed it.” …

 

Stephen Harris

 

Harris was a member of bands Guns N’ Roses, The Cult, and The Four Horseman
Photograph by Robert John
Read more : http://www.columbia.edu/cu/news/08/05/harris.html

Written by sunupradana

July 13, 2012 at 2:47 pm

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