<b>When and why did you decide to pursue O&P as a\r\nprofession?<\/b>\r\n\r\n<img style="float: right;" src="https:\/\/opedge.com\/Content\/OldArticles\/images\/2003-11_10\/gyanendra_shrestha.jpg" hspace="4" vspace="4" \/>\r\n\r\nBecause my father, who was the village doctor--he was an allopathic and homeopathic physician--and my mother, who was a social worker, taught me to care for others. Before high school, I started to give injections to sick babies to earn pocket money. I got good marks in science, I received my first training in orthotics, funded by the World Rehabilitation Fund (WRF). In 1983, I completed my prosthetics studies.\r\n\r\n<b>What is your favorite memory from your\r\nchildhood?<\/b>\r\n\r\nMaking wood crafts and clay sculptures and models of animals and\r\nother forms.\r\n\r\n<b>What CD is in your player right now?<\/b>\r\n\r\nNepali Indian music.\r\n\r\n<b>What do you remember most about your first day at this\r\njob?<\/b>\r\n\r\nI was doing an AFO lamination, and my wife was helping. The PVA\r\nbag broke. I was quite worried because resin got all over and was\r\nsticky, but I had to finish it very fast.\r\n\r\n<b>If you could possess one superpower, what would it be,\r\nand why would you choose it?<\/b>\r\n\r\nTo do good for mankind.\r\n\r\n<b>What personality trait do you most appreciate in others\r\nand why?<\/b>\r\n\r\nCooperation and being more giving than taking.