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Black Star Press: Meet the Car Mechanic Who Just Shifted Gears to Become a Medical Doctor at Age 47

Black Star Press: Meet the Car Mechanic Who Just Shifted Gears to Become a Medical Doctor at Age 47

Allamby, who grew up in East Cleveland, started working at an auto parts store at the age of 16. He eventually ran his own business repairing cars and selling used cars. His customers liked his work and his business was booming. That's when he decided to enroll in college to take a business course.

In 2006, decades after he finished high school, he started taking night classes at Ursuline College. But he put off taking a biology course thinking it wasn't needed for his business. He only enrolled in the biology class when...