Bioengineers are creating human body parts to replace organs and manage life-threatening diseases. How techniques like 3-D printing and stem cell research are driving medical advances and raising ethical questions
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
Journalist Karen Spears Zacharias was 9 years old in 1966 when her father died a hero in Vietnam. Her mother was 29 and left with three small children, an invalid father, and a ninth grade education. She tells the story of her mother’s heroic struggles to hold the family together.
- Karen Spears Zacharias award-winning journalist and contributing columnist for "The Veteran." She serves on the national advisory board of the Virtual Wall and the Orphans of War Foundation and is a member of Sons and Daughters in Touch.
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