• By Dana Sparks

Tara tells StoryCorps about surviving her heart and double lung transplant

December 26, 2014

Tara with StoryCorps producer Christina

Listening to patients is what medical teams at Mayo Clinic do each day. To honor Mayo's 150th Anniversary, StoryCorps was asked to listen to and record several patient stories.

Tara Klein tells StoryCorps facilitator Christina Stanton about her heart and double lung transplant at Mayo Clinic. She was diagnosed at age 17 and had to wait eight years for the match. Listen to Tara's story.