Philadelphia says goodbye to hero doctor

    Hundreds of mourners gathered at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul today to pay their final respects to Dr. John Pryor. The leader of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s trauma team was killed during his second tour of duty in Iraq on Christmas Day. WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports.

    Hundreds of mourners gathered at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul today to pay their final respects to Dr. John Pryor. The leader of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s trauma team was killed during his second tour of duty in Iraq on Christmas Day. WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports.

    [audio: reports20090105pryor.mp3]

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.