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Difficulties Growing Up with a CHD

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Heart to Heart with Anna

Heart to Heart with Anna


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Growing up with congenital heart defects can be quite difficult, especially when people must have mutliple surgeries and procedures throughout their lives. How does having a critical congenital heart defect affect a person's life? What kind of difficulties must they overcome? What kind of careers are open to them? How does being in a medical setting to take care of their conditions affect their choices of careers in the future? In this episode we'll talk with Tom Glenn and Kristi Lafrenz about what it was like to grow up with a congenital heart defect, what difficulties they faced, how they overcame them and what advice they have for others.