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A story from the edge of medical possibility: Operatic soprano sings after double lung transplant

Charity Tilleman-Dick's story of being diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension at age 20 and receiving a double lung transplant has more dramatic highs and lows than the Kingda Ka. In this TEDMED video, the operatic soprano recounts how a doctor told her she'd never sing again and talks about her unwavering will to prove otherwise. She concludes with a brief, yet powerful, performance.

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