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What does the liver do? - Emma Bryce

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There’s a factory inside you that weighs about 1.4 kilograms and runs for 24 hours a day. It’s your liver: the heaviest organ in your body, which simultaneously acts as a storehouse, a manufacturing hub, and a processing plant. Emma Bryce gives a crash course on the liver and how it helps keep us alive.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Emma Bryce
  • Director Andrew Zimbelman
  • Producer Andrea Sertz Jew
  • Sound Designer Dave Feddock
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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