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Transplant Recipient Describes Arms as 'Amazing'i
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January 30, 2013 12:31 PM
A U.S. soldier who lost all four limbs in Iraq was released from a hospital near Washington Tuesday after a rare double arm transplant. [[ TAKE VIDEO ]] Twenty-six-year-old Brendan Marrocco told reporters it is "amazing" to have arms again after losing them to a roadside bomb in 2009. He is the first U.S. soldier from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars to survive losing all four limbs.

Transplant Recipient Describes Arms as 'Amazing'

Published January 30, 2013

A U.S. soldier who lost all four limbs in Iraq was released from a hospital near Washington Tuesday after a rare double arm transplant. [[ TAKE VIDEO ]] Twenty-six-year-old Brendan Marrocco told reporters it is "amazing" to have arms again after losing them to a roadside bomb in 2009. He is the first U.S. soldier from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars to survive losing all four limbs.