Tillman speaks to Congress about heart device

October 27, 2009 2:58:37 PM PDT
Chicago Bears cornerback Charles "Peanut" Tillman spoke in Washington D.C. Tuesday about a lifesaving device.He talked to members of Congress about the Berlin Heart and how it saved his infant daughter, Tiana.

The device helped pump her blood for two days, keeping her alive until a suitable heart transplant could be found.

Tuesday's event was designed to highlight technologies that are lowering health care costs and improving the quality of life for cardiovascular patients.

Tillman says his daughter is doing great today.