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The boy in the bubble

Author: Barak Goodman; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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When David Vetter died at the age of 12, he was already world famous: the boy in the plastic bubble. Here, serious questions are answered. Did doctors, in a rush to save a child, condemn the boy to a life not worth living and instead kill him?
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Biographical television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
Case studies
Named Person: David Vetter; David Vetter; David Vetter
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Barak Goodman; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
ISBN: 9780793692200 0793692202
OCLC Number: 66144533
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on American experience in 2005.
Credits: Written by Barak Goodman ; produced and directed by Barak Goodman and John Maggio.
Performer(s): Narrator, Campbell Scott ; voices, Lee Wilkof, Joanna Merlin, Kyra Sedgwick.
Description: 1 DVD-video (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Taking a chance --
A germ-free birth --
Fighting SCID --
Learning from David --
Living in isolation --
David's mobile suit --
Emotional troubles --
David's legacy --
Credits. Special feature: Gallery: David Vetter's spacesuit.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: PBS ; an Ark Media film for American experience in association with Channel 4 ; WGBH Boston.

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When David Vetter died at the age of 12, he was already world famous: the boy in the plastic bubble. Here, serious questions are answered. Did doctors, in a rush to save a child, condemn the boy to a life not worth living and instead kill him?

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