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June 23, 2021: Surgeon On COVID Lung Transplant; New State Lawmaker On Government’s Role

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49min 19sec
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Thoracic surgeon Dr. Robert Meguid holds the hand of Bryan Raymond, on whom Meguid performed the first COVID-related double-lung transplant in Colorado, at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center in Aurora, Wednesday, June 16, 2021. The transplant was in March. Raymond, who is from Montana, just underwent a related surgical procedure.

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Dr. Robert Meguid, a cardiothoracic surgeon at the University of Colorado Hospital, describes the lung transplant that saved the life of a COVID-19 patient. Then, a new lawmaker from southern Colorado reflects on the role of government as a Republican in a Democratic-controlled state legislature. And the String Cheese Incident is touring again!