Full Face Transplant Patient Makes 1st Appearance

Full face transplant patient makes 1st appearance

BOSTON (AP) -- The nation's first full face transplant recipient said the first thing his young daughter told him when she saw him after the operation was "Daddy, you're so handsome."...

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