Making the Cut: The (mostly) True Life Story of a Retired Surgeon

Making the Cut: The (mostly) True Life Story of a Retired Surgeon

Listen in as the true-life story of Dr. Michael Marwan Meguid's coming of age is shared in an unforgettable way. Dr. Meguid, born in Cairo and raised in Germany and England, grew up to become an internationally renowned surgeon, founding a medical journal while practicing and conducting research at Harvard's Mass General, Brigham & Women's, MIT, UCLA, and Syracuse University. Featuring 99 roles performed by voices actors all over the world, from Saudi Arabia to Scotland, Los Angeles to Abu Dhabi, MAKING THE CUT is a story-telling unlike anything you've heard before. Prejudice, Love, Passion, Betrayal, Loyalty, Triumph, Devastation, Redemption: it's all here in MAKING THE CUT: The (mostly) True Life Story of a Retired Surgeon.... Show More

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July 1, 2020 32 min

Michael encounters two mentor possibilities and participates in a surgery for the first time. 

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June 29, 2020 26 min

Michael is exhilarated when he is assigned to clerk the patient of a prominent surgeon. His efforts to impress, however, don't quite go according to plan. 

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June 24, 2020 12 min

Michael experiences a crushing loss that brings the challenges of making it through medical school into stark detail. 

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June 22, 2020 18 min

Michael finally earns his way across Gower Street and begins seeing patients. He also crosses into untouched lands elsewhere.

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June 17, 2020 34 min

Michael and Victoria visit her family on the Isle of Wight. As their relationship deepens, Michael navigates the choppy waters of familial acceptance.  

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June 15, 2020 32 min

Michael meets his incomparable British rose. 

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June 10, 2020 38 min

Michael and his friend travel to the Meguid family village in Egypt where Michael learns more about his father, mother, and what it means to belong. 

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June 8, 2020 34 min

Michael encounters the cataclysmic combination of emotion and intimacy, only to be dashed against the rocks of bureaucratic bedlam. 

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June 3, 2020 19 min

Michael seeks the bonds of brotherhood by joining the University College First 8. He faces his first real societal responsibility as President of the Physiology Society: a banquet. The additional activities, though, have an impact on his academics and awaken a ghost from the past.

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June 1, 2020 21 min

Michael begins at University College and quickly encounters two very different reactions to his presence on campus. 

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May 27, 2020 32 min

Michael moves to London to embark on his educational journey at University College, London. He's done it! He's made it into the college of his dreams! But first, a different kind of educational experience awaits: Marie.

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May 25, 2020 28 min

Young Michael interviews for admission at University College, London despite a complete lack of confidence from Burnage's Headmaster. Befitting his own station, the news that Michael's life trajectory has changed comes from an unlikely source.

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May 21, 2020 29 min

As his mother abandons him again and again, the popular English cereal Weetabix becomes a metaphor for Michael's growing resentment.

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May 18, 2020 38 min

Celebrities and dignitaries show up to pay their respects at the untimely passing of Michael's family member. Michael seeks a way out of Egypt, and finds it through unexpected means.

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May 13, 2020 32 min

This debut episode begins where Dr. Meguid began: Cairo, land of his birth. As young Michael is uprooted and replanted in multiple countries, he faces incredible challenges and loss that will mold and shape him for years to come.

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From 1C Productions comes an international tale, and a brand new way of hearing it, you won't want to miss.

Listen in as the (mostly) true-life story of Dr. Michael Marwan Meguid's coming of age is shared. Born in Cairo, Egypt and raised in post-WWII Germany and England, Dr. Meguid would go on to become an internationally-renowned surgeon, founding a medical journal while practicing and conducting medical research at Harvard...

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