Their older children all became doctors, but their youngest son chose/followed a different (career) 'path'.
His friends all went to college, but he chose to 'follow' a different path. [=to do something different]
He believes the average consumer is being 'led down the garden path' by the promises in advertisements.
(..) To this undeterred hero for justice, the Nobel Committee of Oslo, Norway, awards our Peace Prize. I accept this honor for our lost ones, whose deaths pave our path. I accept this honor for the more than million American Negroes who are motivated by dignity. Together we believe that (..)2014 Selma
(..) I accept this honor for our lost ones, whose deaths pave our path. And for the million Negro men and women motivated by dignity and a disdain for hopelessness. This isn't right. (..)2014 Selma