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Rob Dunn, The Man Who Touched His Own Heart

Season 1700 Episode 1719 | 26m 47s

Humans get nearly two billion heartbeats in a lifetime, while most animals only get about one billion. The heart has a fascinating history of how we view it. Including the story of a Chicago bar fight that prompted the first surgeon to fix a heart. All told in The Man Who Touched His Own Heart.

Aired: 06/26/15

Rating: NR

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