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The story of Violet's heart. #CHDAwarenessWeek

I've written about writing this piece before, so I won't go into all that back story again. But I wanted to share the essay once again, since it's the last day of Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week. Already, since I first published this piece last August, several more states have passed laws requiring the pulse oximetry screening — which is truly terrific news. But it's still not required in ...

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