The Sacramento Bee: 20 years, thousands of kids saved

Feb 25, 2009 | Print, Milestone, St. Petersburg

In 1989, Dr. Nilas Young and Heart to Heart embarked on an urgent mission to the Soviet Union. They carried skills, hope – and a bold demand. “When we got there in 1989, they were only doing a few hundred pediatric (heart) surgeries in Moscow per year,” Young says. “Now, it’s a few thousand a year, nationwide…” Read the article in full.