Vivien Theodore Thomas sunrise 8/29/1910 New Iberia, LA, sunset 11/26/1985.
Scientist, educator, and author.
Grandson of a slave.
Married with two children.
No formal education past high school.
Developed procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome (now known a cyanotic heart disease).
His book, Partners of the Heart: Vivien Thomas and his work with Alfred Blalock was published posthumously.
Peace, love, joy, gratitude, faith, courage, compassion and blessings.