Getting a new face… and hands

Doctors in New York have performed the world’s first successful face and double hand transplant.

A car crash in 2018 left Mr DiMeo with third-degree burns over 80% of his body. His fingertips were amputated and he lost his lips and eyelids.

He says the operation has given him a “second chance at life”…

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Louise D
Louise D (@dlouise)
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11 days ago

What a beautiful story and he is aware it is a second chance to appreciate his life! I told my family that when I’ll die I want to donate my organs. That story makes me want to do it even more!

Louise D
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11 days ago

I think I should have written “when I die I want to donate my organs”

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