All posts by Cathy Schechter
Thirty years ago, the old Mount Carmel Center was our local haunted house. Even then the specter of evil was present.
With liquid diets, the pounds just seem to melt away. But what it takes to keep that unwanted weight off is sometimes even harder to swallow.
Ted Segal was racing against the clock. If he didn’t get a transplant in six months, he’d be dead. Any number of surgeons and organ banks in Texas were available to help him, but a wrong turn could kill him as sure as anything.
For Ted Segal of Waco, the problem wasn’t getting a heart transplant; it was finding a donor. The delay was killing him.