The Murder of Karen Ermert

 

 

This week we are discussing the tragic murder of a young woman, and the incredible story of one of the first and most successful heart transplants in US history.

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Sources:

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/murder-suicide-leads-to-history-making-heart-transplant-new-life-dc-woman-48-hours/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/magazine/wp/2019/09/30/feature/a-terrible-crime-a-patient-waiting-for-a-transplant-the-tragic-redemptive-journey-of-one-heart/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2016/12/27/shes-pretty-special-defying-odds-the-d-c-areas-first-heart-transplant-patient-is-still-alive-30-years-later/
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