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November 19, 2008

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The Miller family, including parents David and Rebecca, Lindsay and twin brother Josh (left)

The Greatest Heart

The Greatest Heart

When Dr. David Miller's children got into a terrible car accident, David found himself in the position of many of his patients: having to decide whether to donate his daughter's heart. Liz Carpenter, a young woman who was on oxygen and confined to a wheelchair because of a worsening congenital heart disease, got a phone call about the heart that could save her life. And Dr. Giorgio Aru, a transplant surgeon, found himself the bearer of the precious gift. David, Giorgio and Liz talk about the event that changed all of their lives: the Millers’ decision to give the gift of their daughter’s heart.

Music

Tilliboyo Sunset by The Kronos Quartet

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