Meredith grows increasingly dissatisfied with fact that she knows nothing about Derek's life. Meanwhile, Alex treats a patient whose religious beliefs jeopardize her chances for recovery, and Izzie contemplates reconnecting with her estranged mother. Also, a pregnant woman in her 40s who's been diagnosed with cancer disagrees with Cristina's medical advice. And the interns are mystified by a patient who's being treated for seizures and who thinks he's psychic. Written by
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Devo "Esther" Friedman refuses to take a porcine heart valve because of her strong Orthodox Jewish religious beliefs. Also, right before her surgery she requests that a rabbi bless her - and the rabbi that the hospital supplies is female. In Orthodox Judaism, female rabbis are not considered legitimate, and most Orthodox rabbis would not object to using the porcine valve, since life takes precedence above all else. However, Devo/Esther's particular branch of Orthodox Judaism and/or her personal religious convictions could certainly account for any perceived discrepancy. See more
Dr. Meredith Grey
You know how when you were a little kid and you believed in fairy tales? That fantasy of what your life would be. White dress, Prince Charming who'd carry you away to a castle on a hill... You'd lie in bed at night and close your eyes and you had complete and utter faith. Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, Prince Charming. They were so close you could taste them. But eventually you grow up. One day you open your eyes and the fairy tale disappears. Most people turn to the things and people...
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