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Link: Vital Bonds will challenge you

From Jim Bawden:

Link: Vital Bonds will challenge you
I had just about determined I would not watch Vital Bonds, CBC-TV’s new documentary on organ donors.

That’s because I had a dear friend who did not long survive his heart transplant and after a decade ago  memory is still painful to me. Then curiosity got the best of me and I thought I’d watch the first 10 minutes.

Well, the next thing I realized was I’d watched the entire hour –it’s that well made, an often brilliant pastiche of interviews with survivors and donors’ families stitched in with mini-profiles of the doctors and nurses who seem to toil around the clock. Continue reading.