Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.

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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The ethics of 'savior siblings'
    Through genetic screening, the Trebing family was able to conceive a child who was a genetic match for a daughter with a terminal illness. A risky, but ultimately successful, bone marrow transplant followed. Their story raises the ethical dilemma of creating one life to save another.9:06 a.m.
    Beth Whitehouse: Reporter for Newsday and author of "The Match: Savior Siblings and one Family's Battle to Heal Their Daughter."
    Jeffrey Kahn: Director of the Center for Bioethics and professor in the department of medicine at the University of Minnesota.
  • Sebastian Junger explores the reality of combat
    Journalist Sebastian Junger is fascinated by people living and working in extreme situations. His new book chronicles his experience embedding with the men of a U.S. Army platoon in one of the most dangerous regions of Afghanistan.10:06 a.m.
    Sebastian Junger: Journalist and author of "War." His previous books include "The Perfect Storm."
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