For 25 years, patients at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, like 20-month-old Easton Cunningham, were given a second chance at life when their lungs or heart, or sometimes both, have failed to perform.
As parents and others prepare for Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, a safety expert at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers tips to avoid this year’s most dangerous toys.
I was 13 when I received the one piece of advice that has guided and epitomized my life after that point. Although I didn’t know it at the time, it would be the one quote that would stick to me more than any other.
“I don’t have anything against the cop,” James said. “It’s all prompted on me having my best wishes and prayers for the families. That’s what we should be having our energy toward, these families that continue to lose loved ones at an early age and these kids don’t get to live out their lives.