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A NYT Best Seller for 5 consecutive weeks, you can order Special Heart from these fine online retailers,
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  • Bret weaves an engaging love story around his son's life and death struggle with congenital heart disease and gives hope to all as he chronicles the remarkable medical advances that saved his son.

    - Mehmet Oz, M.D. Professor and Vice Chair, Surgery NYP/ Columbia University and Host of the The Dr. Oz Show
  • Nothing gives you perspective like a medical crisis affecting someone you love, especially a child. Bret's personal journey through an earth shattering diagnosis and the triumph of faith, family and modern medicine is both harrowing and hopeful.

    - Katie Couric, Host of Katie and Global Anchor, Yahoo
  • Love conquers all things, and for Bret Baier's family, it helped heal his son's special heart. This is a story you'll never forget - about a child's devastating medical diagnosis - and his parents' courage to fight for their son and then give back to those who saved his life.

    - Norah O'Donnell, Co-Host, CBS This Morning

A Journey

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Reporting on the streets of Warduk, Afghanistan

Reporting on the streets of Warduk, Afghanistan

Meeting Amy

Meeting Amy

Paul Baier, born June 29, 2007

Paul Baier, born June 29, 2007

Amy rocks baby Paulie

Amy rocks baby Paulie

Rallying around baby Paulie’s crib

Rallying around baby Paulie’s crib

Paul following 2nd open heart surgery

Paul following 2nd open heart surgery

Bret as White House Correspondent

Bret as White House Correspondent

Paul at Children’s for one of many angioplasties

Paul at Children’s for one of many angioplas...

Special Report

Special Report

3rd open heart surgery / 5k race

3rd open heart surgery / 5k race

Bret and Amy at the Children’s Ball

Bret and Amy at the Children’s Ball

Bret, Paul & Daniel having a good time

Bret, Paul & Daniel having a good time