Face-chewing Victim Face Surgery, Long Recovery

MIAMI (AP) -- A homeless man whose face was mostly chewed off in a bizarre, vicious attack faces a bigger threat from infection than from the injuries themselves, according to experts on facial reconstruction. He will require months of treatment to rebuild his features and be permanently disfigured....

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