Friday, February 10, 2012

TLC in air documentary Feb 29 on Cystic Fibrosis

To read more of this story go to the following link for my post about Kristi Mills who received a last-minute lung transplant in Britain soon after being married. It's nice to see that The Learning Channel is going to show the BBC documentary Feb 29th. It's a heart-warming story.
CF Sufferer gets new lungs

Brave bride: Kirstie, with the oxygen tubes that helped her breathe, and husband Stuart Tancock on their wedding day

By Kevin Ritchie,
U.S. net TLC is to broadcast a one-hour BBC special about a bride-to-be with Cystic Fibrosis who received a double lung transplant.

Breathless Bride: Dying to Live will air on the female-centric cable network on February 29. Produced by Special Edition Films for the BBC, the program chronicles the life of Kirstie Mills, a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer who has been given six months to live, as she prepares for her wedding while waiting for a lung transplant.

Knowing that the transplant call could come at any time, Mills and her fiancé plan their wedding accordingly, booking flexible venues and ordering fake flowers, for example, should they need to relocate the nuptials to a hospital room.

The doc was shot in March 2011 and aired in the UK on BBC3 last November, under the title Love on the Transplant List.

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