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US soldier says double arm transplant life-changing

He said his new arms make him feel “almost like I went back four years,” to before the roadside attack in Iraq where he was so gravely injured.
[Photo NY Daily News]


US soldier says double arm transplant life-changing (via AFP)

A US soldier who lost all his limbs in Iraq in 2009 said Tuesday he feels like himself again after he received a rare double arm transplant. Brendan Marrocco, a former infantryman who was the first soldier to survive quadruple limb loss in the Iraq war, underwent the complex 13-hour surgery six weeks…

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