Alex had been at work most of morning. A young Scottish lad barely old enough to handle a team of horses much less pull that old tree stump out of pasture. Although Alex was young, he knew soggy ground from recent rains would allow him to pull old stump from field.
Alex was finally making headway with old tree carcass. When he noticed a very fine carriage having trouble making its way along muddy and rutted road. The elder Englishman being obviously upper class was very well dressed and not too happy when carriage sank up to it's axle. He knew this incident would make him late for his speaking engagement at next village.
Seeing statesman's plight, young Alex released his team from tree.
"Hey Sir, I can help. We can get you on your way in no time at all." Alex was right with help of his team of horses, carriage was pulled from grip of muddy mire.
Elated Englishman asks Alex. "How much do I owe you young man?"
"Nothing Sir," said Alex. "It was my pleasure to help."
Alex was in absolute awe of elder Member of Parliament.
"Well then. What do you want to be when you grow up?"
"Sir, I want to be a Doctor," replied Alex without hesitation.
"Then my young man, I will help." True to his word, Englishman arranged for Alex's education.
Some fifty years later, a Doctor was making his rounds in a hospital on a totally different continent.