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Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story

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Thirty-four-year-old Judy Taylor relished her simple, happy life. She had a loving husband, three young daughters, and a beautiful home. But after intestinal blood clots annihilated her digestive system, Judy was left with the certainty of starving to death in a cold Toronto hospital. The year was 1970, and most doctors still considered long-term intravenous feeding to be ...more
Paperback, 188 pages
Published October 19th 2007 by iUniverse
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Jul 20, 2011 Erin rated it really liked it
I thoroughly enjoyed this biography of Judy Taylor and her medical experience (and experimentation). I found her fighting spirit amazing but also the eagerness she went about life and ensuring the happiness and enjoyment of her family and friends. The story looked at an era since passed, of a woman who while she could not eat would bake and barbeque as well as donating time to others less fortunate than herself. If there was to be one criticism as someone not connected with the medical industry ...more
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“I'm so lucky to have a family, adopted or not! I'm so lucky to be alive!" Judy Ellis Taylor tells her three school-age girls.... They roll their eyes.” 1 likes
“The abscess is a distant memory. The pain is gone. This dinner with her hosts and her health-care team, this week of seeing another country and another culture, this time of being in demand, this moment is reality. I am a lucky girl, (Judy) thinks.” 1 likes
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