The cost of a premature birth was the beginning of a controversy involving the price of health care, AOL’s CEO and the baby's mother. The dispute sparked a national debate about the value of a human life.
- Deanna Fei has written a memoir of her experience, Girl in Glass: How My ‘Distressed Baby’ Defied the Odds, Shamed a CEO, and Taught Me the Essence of Love, Heartbreak, and Miracles.
- Dr. John Lantos is an ethicist and pediatrician at Children's Mercy Hospital.
Deanna Fei will speak about her book at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31 at the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library. RSVP at kclibrary.org.
The Children's Mercy Center for Bioethics will host a free webinar focusing on Fei's book at noon on Wednesday, June 1. For more information and to register, visit childrensmercy.org.