Medical Stories - Unfinished Portraits

A compelling story of a young graphic artist named Dylan Duncan who is dealing with a rare and fatal genetic disease called Hereditary Amyloidosis, a disease that he watched kill his mother and aunt when he was a teenager. We will see how his life has dramatically changed from a certain death sentence with devastating symptoms and diminishing quality, to one of renewed hope and greater longevity under the care of Dr. John Berk, a pioneering expert at Boston University School of Medicine. Additionally, we will take a trip to the Florida Keys and a unique place called Island Dolphin Carefor a look at an extraordinary therapy program where kids with special needs and challenges swim, play and interact with dolphins as a key component of their treatment. We will also meet the founders who started the center after swimming with dolphins in the wild with their son who suffered from a stroke at the age of 3, and then experiencing the dramatic transformation in his health and wellbeing firsthand.

Recent and Upcoming Airings

11.3 9/16 7:30 am