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Wrapping His Head Around a Defective Heart

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In the late 1600s, it was thought the heart was made of “the stuff of souls.” It’s easy to see why: they break with love and are sometimes said to be made of gold. Even now we take for granted that they power our lives. Gabriel Brownstein joins host Krys Boyd to talk about his complicated relationship with his own heart, which he writes about in “The Open Heart Club: A Story About Birth and Death and Cardiac Surgery.”