Maggie Pierce is not having a good week.
The Grey’s Anatomy doctor just lost her mother to breast cancer last episode in a heartbreaking hour. After finally learning about her mom’s condition, Maggie (Kelly McCreary) set out in her usual type-A fashion to fix her — from risky surgery to a cutting-edge clinical trial treatment. Sadly, nothing could save Maggie’s mom, and she passed away.
Maggie may not have been able to fix her mother, but she can fix somebody. So in this week’s episode, she takes on a big case — even though her fellow doctors aren’t sure she should.
Perhaps they’re right, because in this exclusive clip, as Maggie and Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) perform surgery, the patient starts to lose vitals.
“Dr. Pierce, what’s your move here?” Arizona asks. Maggie remains still and silent. Is she freezing up? Is she unable to continue out of grief?
Grey’s Anatomy airs Thursdays at 8 p.m. on ABC. Watch recent episodes of Grey’s Anatomy for free on Yahoo View.
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