Students in Veronica Miller's physiology and anatomy class look on as David Kastl, a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon at Hilton Head Hospital, explains the parts of a pig heart to them at Hilton Head Island High School on Thursday. The surgeon was invited to talk to the class on the day they dissected pig hearts by ICU nurse Kristi Kirkpatrick, who is the mother of student Skyler Kirkpatrick.
Students in Veronica Miller's physiology and anatomy class look on as David Kastl, a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon at Hilton Head Hospital, explains the parts of a pig heart to them at Hilton Head Island High School on Thursday. The surgeon was invited to talk to the class on the day they dissected pig hearts by ICU nurse Kristi Kirkpatrick, who is the mother of student Skyler Kirkpatrick. Jay Karr, Staff photo
Students in Veronica Miller's physiology and anatomy class look on as David Kastl, a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon at Hilton Head Hospital, explains the parts of a pig heart to them at Hilton Head Island High School on Thursday. The surgeon was invited to talk to the class on the day they dissected pig hearts by ICU nurse Kristi Kirkpatrick, who is the mother of student Skyler Kirkpatrick. Jay Karr, Staff photo

PHOTO: Hilton Head students dissect pigs' hearts

February 21, 2013 07:20 PM

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