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Man Who Got Face Transplant Details Life After Risky Surgery

Pat Hardison says he 'bet it all' and won; now he vacations with his kids, lives life to fullest

(Newser) - There was only a 50% chance the face transplant that could transform his life would work—and it was a gamble Mississippi's Pat Hardison won. Per USA Today , the ex-Senatobia firefighter received the "world's most extensive face transplant" in August 2015, after he'd been severely burned... More »

Face Transplant Recipient: 'I Can Feel Everything'

Mitchell Hunter speaks out for the first time

(Newser) - Mitchell Hunter was the second recipient of a full face transplant in the US, and five years after the procedure, he's talking publicly about his success story. "I feel just as healthy as I did when I was 21, and I feel great," the Indiana 35-year-old tells... More »

Full Face Transplant Patient Debuts New Face

Dallas Wiens appears sporting goatee, sunglasses

(Newser) - It's tough to image a sweeter reaction: When Dallas Wiens showed his four-year-old daughter his new face, she told him, "Daddy, you're so handsome." The nation's first full face transplant debuted that handsome new face to the world today, appearing at Brigham and Women's... More »

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