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This week: thankful patients talk about their experiences with their surgeons

Among the blessings for which Timothy Hudson and Edward St. George are thankful is the medical care they each received when they faced separate health crises earlier this year.

Timothy Hudson’s kidneys were failing when his son decided to donate one of his kidneys. He recalls the experience with transplant surgeon, Dr. Vaughn Whittaker.

Edward St. George broke his neck in a fall over the summer. He and neurosurgeon Dr. Lawrence Chin explain how careful emergency response made the difference in his recovery.

Also this week, when to take away an aging loved one’s car keys, and Deirdre Neilen reads from Upstate Medical University’s literary journal, The Healing Muse.