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Severely Disfigured Firefighter Gets New Face

  • Zlatica Hoke

A U.S. volunteer firefighter who was severely burned in a house fire 14 years ago has lived ever since with a severely disfigured face. The prospect of losing his eyesight prompted him to undergo a face transplant. The surgery was the most comprehensive of its kind since the world's first such transplant in 2005. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.

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