Pivoting from Pain to Purpose with Rep. Andy Barr


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Congressman Andy Barr of Kentucky wants to spare others the suffering his family experienced when his wife, Carol, who had mitral valve prolapse, died in 2020 of sudden cardiac arrest at age 39. In this episode, hear how he’s determined, through the Cardiovascular Advances in Research and Opportunities Legacy (CAROL) Act, to honor his late wife, turn his grief into public action, awareness and research, and inspire others to channel personal tragedies into the fight against heart disease.