In a new memoir, writer Doron Weber tells the story of his son Damon, who was born with a congenital heart defect and underwent at heart transplant at age 16. Weber describes his family’s experiences with a medical system that he says failed to provide adequate care to his ailing son.
Doron Weber is the author of Immortal Bird: A Family Memoir (Simon & Schuster, 2012). He is the Vice President of Programs at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He is based in New York, New York.