Texas woman's brain surgery streamed live on Facebook

DALLAS, Texas (WPVI) -- A young Texas woman wanted the whole world to see and understand her brain surgery today, so 25-year-old Jenna Schardt had it broadcast live on Facebook.

Schardt was wide awake, and responding to her medical team as they removed a mass of blood vessels in her brain.

Surgeons at Methodist Dallas Medical Center say there's no pain on the brain's surface.

The hospital immediately agreed to Jenna's live-streaming request, saying it was in the public interest.

And the public was interested - more than 40,000 people tuned in.

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