April Survives on 'Grey's Anatomy': See Sarah Drew's Behind-the-Scenes Photos

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One of a series of photos Drew posted, the actress had go through the process of making a prosthetic of her face and shoulders for some scenes.

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Drew gets silly with her April dummy by making a funny face.

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Drew comforts her costar Jesse Williams during a tough scene.

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The actress gives the episode’s writer, Bill Harper a big hug.

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Drew and Dr. Bailey actress, Chandra Wilson, share a sweet moment.

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Drew and fellow departing costar Jessica Capshaw pose for a selfie with Caterina Scorsone.

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Wilson shares some love with soon-to-be former costars Drew and Capshaw.

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While Drew’s character April is bed bound costars Kelly McCreary and Wilson are by her side.

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The cast surrounds Drew on set as they huddle together for this great group photo.

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It wasn’t all tears for Williams and Drew who took this photo in a happier state than their characters.

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In "Cold as Ice," the dramatic May 10 episode of Grey's Anatomy and the penultimate episode of the show's fourteenth season, Sarah Drew's character April faced death.

Much to fans' relief, the popular character survived an almost-fatal car crash as her heart's rhythm picked back up following a battle with hypothermia. Needless to say, the episode was tough to watch, as even the most skeptical of believers — Jackson (Jesse Williams) — found himself praying.

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Jessica Capshaw and Sarah Drew will depart the series in the May 17 episode.

The emotional roller-coaster leads into the Season 14 finale on May 17, which is set to feature Karev's (Justin Chambers) wedding to Jo (Camilla Luddington). From photos with her costars to the episode's writer, Drew has captured a true behind-the-scenes look at what was going on during filming.

As the actress prepares to exit the show for good this season, the photos that she's captured are all the more significant because of it. Click through the gallery above to see the  "Cold As Ice" episode through Drew's eyes.

Grey's Anatomy, Season 14 finale airs Thursday, May 17, 8/7c, ABC