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  • Jewish surgeon drowns while saving boys in Lake Michigan

    August 7, 2012 | 11:04 am

    A pediatric surgeon from Chicago drowned in Lake Michigan after saving two boys who fell out of their kayak.

    Dr. Donald Liu jumped into the lake Sunday morning to save the boys, who were family friends, despite objections from his family, who were concerned about the choppy water,...

  • Jewish organization honors Catholic surgeon

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    October 12, 2011 | 12:56 pm

    Dr. Vaughn A. Starnes, a top cardiothoracic surgeon in Los Angeles, was recently honored by Bikur Cholim Jewish Healthcare Foundation, and the fact that Starnes is a Catholic being recognized by a Jewish organization made the occasion that much more meaningful, the doctor said.