BREAKING NEWS Murder charge upgraded in Floyd case, 3 other cops charged Full Story
BREAKING NEWS Chico resident among the 3 killed in Solano County helicopter crash Full Story

Woman thanks doctors who saved her life

At the young age of 35 years-old, Mary Worthman is a wife, a mom, and a miracle -- because she's alive.Surgeon...

Posted: Jan 26, 2018 6:39 AM
Updated: Jan 26, 2018 6:39 AM

At the young age of 35 years-old, Mary Worthman is a wife, a mom, and a miracle -- because she's alive.

Surgeons at Texas Heath Fort Worth saved Mary's life of last year. Now, the Fort Worth woman is opening her heart, again. But, this time it's to say thank you.

Mary had an aortic dissection, basically a tear in her heart. Most people who have one of those don't ever even make it to the hospital. But, Mary did. And doctors saved her life.

Two open heart surgeries later, she's meeting the doctors and nurses who saved her life.

"How the heck are you, Doc?" asks Mary's husband as he grabs Dr. Michael Nazarian's hand for a firm handshake. "Good to see you; you get a hug." Dr. Narzarian tells Mary. "Aww, thanks." she responds as she hugs him back.

"I try and not to focus on the things I can't do, just be grateful that I am here and everything." Mary tells the doctor and nurses.

"It's always cool," Dr. Narzarian says. "For me, that's the fun. like you get to meet people in some very precarious situations, where they are in life-threatening situations, and you help them through it. And when results are good, which they usually are, it's great."

This type of celebration seems to be a thing now.

You may recall the teen whose video went viral online. He was looking for the nurse who saved his life during a car crash 17 years ago. A crash that killed his parents.

Caleb and his family Skyped with some caregivers at Medical City McKinney.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 117215

Reported Deaths: 4305
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles572192448
Riverside8155342
San Diego7554269
Orange6574150
San Bernardino5501208
Alameda351597
Santa Clara2819143
San Francisco258743
Kern237639
San Mateo218884
Tulare200489
Fresno188236
Imperial179829
Santa Barbara166912
Contra Costa150637
Sacramento143958
Ventura116434
Kings11375
San Joaquin98235
Stanislaus75029
Monterey57110
Sonoma5664
Solano54622
Marin50115
Merced3017
San Luis Obispo2781
Placer2289
Santa Cruz2172
Yolo21324
Madera1143
Napa1133
Humboldt1023
El Dorado960
San Benito882
Butte511
Sutter462
Del Norte460
Nevada421
Shasta394
Mono371
Mendocino300
Yuba301
Lake260
Inyo201
Glenn170
Mariposa161
Calaveras150
Amador100
Siskiyou80
Colusa70
Lassen50
Tehama51
Plumas40
Tuolumne40
Alpine20
Sierra10
Trinity10
Unassigned00
Chico
Few Clouds
90° wxIcon
Hi: 101° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 90°
Oroville
Clear
94° wxIcon
Hi: 101° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 94°
Paradise
Few Clouds
90° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 90°
Chester
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 82°
Red Bluff
Clear
95° wxIcon
Hi: 100° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 95°
Willows
Few Clouds
90° wxIcon
Hi: 104° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 90°
The Heat Advisory will stay in place through Thursday evening. Cooler temperatures and the potential for showers and thunderstorms are ahead for your weekend.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events