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I Can Be Anything I Want to Be A to Z: X-Ray Technician

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X-ray technicians use cutting-edge imaging methods to visualize the inside of the human body. The pictures they create help physicians to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries. Part of the "I Can Be Anything I Want to Be A to Z" series.

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Runtime: 6 minutes 15 seconds

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