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Face Transplant Recipient Stays Strong Through Struggles (VOA On Assignment July 26)i
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July 26, 2013 1:14 PM
VOA Urdu service reporter Sarah Zaman shares personal reflections on a report she did on face transplant recipient Carmen Tarleton - a story as hopeful as it is horrifying. Sarah interviewed Tarleton just months after she received her new face, after her own was brutally disfigured in an attack by her now ex-husband. On Assignment's Alex Villareal talks to Sarah about what she learned from Tarleton and the inspiration of her story.

Face Transplant Recipient Stays Strong Through Struggles (VOA On Assignment July 26)

Published July 26, 2013

VOA Urdu service reporter Sarah Zaman shares personal reflections on a report she did on face transplant recipient Carmen Tarleton - a story as hopeful as it is horrifying. Sarah interviewed Tarleton just months after she received her new face, after her own was brutally disfigured in an attack by her now ex-husband. On Assignment's Alex Villareal talks to Sarah about what she learned from Tarleton and the inspiration of her story.

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"VOA's Eyes and Ears in Egypt"

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