Mending Hearts and Minds
personal narratives of dealing with chronic illness
Strohecker, C. (Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories) | Children’s Hospital, Boston
- CS role:
- videographer, producer, editor
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- Photo from iStockphoto
A three-year-old born without a left ventricle survived repeated open-heart surgeries. His radiance gives hope to parents of children with prolonged serious illness. His mother describes how she and her husband deal with myriad associated problems such as missed school, eating habits and effects on siblings. The video illustrates how sharing stories of personal experiences can help people cope.