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Casual conversations with purpose featuring interesting, inspiring, and innovative people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and industries. Everyone has a story to share, and every story is worth sharing.

Aug 28, 2018

This week, I'm joined by Derek Canas for a conversation about having open heart surgery at 3 months old, have five pacemakers installed over his life to date, using positivity and humor through his patient advocacy efforts, the ongoing stigma for people living with AIDS, and the art of a perfect pre-surgery playlist.

Learn more about Derek's advocacy efforts at

Run Time - 32:28

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