• Childhood, Interrupted

  • Raising Kids During a Pandemic
  • By: Sanjay Gupta MD
  • Narrated by: Dr. Sanjay Gupta
  • Length: 46 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (4,672 ratings)

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Publisher's summary

In this evocative, personal piece, Dr. Sanjay Gupta reflects on his life as a parent during this unprecedented time. He shares his fears and questions about raising his three young daughters amid our current public health crisis - and gives listeners a candid glimpse into how he’s navigating the pandemic at home. The neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent helps parents think about this time from the perspective he knows best: the workings of the brain. Equal parts essay, advice, and reassurance, Gupta reminds us that despite the relentless challenges of growing up during a pandemic, the kids will be all right. 

©2020 Sanjay Gupta, MD (P)2020 Audible Originals, LLC
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  • Childhood, Interrupted
  • "I remember the very beginning."
  • Childhood, Interrupted
  • "I love being a dad."
  • Childhood, Interrupted
  • "Kids today have been growing up in a very different world."

About the Creator and Performer

Dr. Sanjay Gupta is the multiple Emmy-award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN. Gupta, a practicing neurosurgeon, plays an integral role in CNN's reporting on health and medical news for all of CNN's shows domestically and internationally, and regularly contributes to CNN.com. Since 2001, Gupta has covered some of the most important health stories in the United States and around the world. Over the last few years, Gupta has increasingly focused on long-form reporting. He is the host of the CNN Original Series Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta, which follows Gupta's travels around the world in search of the secret to living longer, healthier and happier. Gupta also stars in the HBO Original Documentary One Nation Under Stress, which examines why life expectancy is declining in the United States.
He is the author of three New York Times best-selling books, Chasing Life (2007), Cheating Death (2009), and Monday Mornings (2012). His fourth book, Keep Sharp: Building a Better Brain, will be published in 2021. Gupta received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and a Doctorate of Medicine degree from the University of Michigan Medical School.