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Musician Plays Her Violin During Brain Surgery

<img src=’’ alt=’Dagmar Turner recently played her violin during brain surgery in London. “The violin is my passion,” she said in a statement. “I’ve been playing since I was 10 years old.”’/>

Doctors wanted to ensure they didn’t compromise parts of the brain necessary for playing the violin, so they asked their musician patient to play for them mid-operation.