4: Jennifer Smith-Shares Her Story About Her Son Who Has Congenital Heart Disease

In this episode, Jennifer Smith shares her story about her son Eli and how he endured heart surgery. Jennifer shares: How she first learned of Eli’s heart condition. How they had to take Eli to CHOP in Philadelphia. The challenges of temporarily moving their family to another city, prior to Eli being born and during his…

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3: Kendra Butler-Shares Her Story About Her Daughter Who Has Congenital Heart Disease

  In this episode, Kendra Butler shares her story about her daughter Iryl, who has been through two heart surgeries.   Kendra shares: How she first learned of Iryl’s heart condition The challenges Iryl faced when she was first born Going through and overcoming complications from the first heart surgery The challenges she faced upon…

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2: Carol Tatum-A Pediatric Cardiology Nurse Talks About Working With Children Who Have Congenital Heart Disease!

  In this episode, Carol Tatum, a pediatric cardiology nurse, reveals what inspired her to work with children with congenital heart disease.   Some of the topics Carol discusses are: The biggest challenges and rewards of her job. The secret to how to have joy in your job, and when bad things happen- her answer “Always concentrate…

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1: Rita Ralston-Kelly Blumenthal-Charles George

In this episode, Rita Ralston, Executive Director of the Ronald McDonald House in Charlottesville, Kelly Blumenthal, and Charles George share their inspiration for starting the Keeping Families Close podcast. All 3 reveal their passion for and why the are all want to help others families, who have a sick or injured child in the hospital.…

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