Doctors execute full face transplant in U.S.

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Doctors execute full face transplant in U.S.

Plastic surgeon Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, far right, refers to a graphic during a news conference March 21 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He and his team performed a face transplant on Dallas Wiens, 25, a Fort Worth, Texas, construction worker badly disfigured in a power line accident.
Dallas Wiens plays with his daughter, Scarlette, in 2008, before an electrical accident disfigured his face.
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Dallas Wiens, 25, was critically burned in a 2008 high-voltage power line accident. He received a full face transplant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston two weeks ago.

Doctors execute full face transplant in U.S.

Plastic surgeon Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, far right, refers to a graphic during a news conference March 21 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He and his team performed a face transplant on Dallas Wiens, 25, a Fort Worth, Texas, construction worker badly disfigured in a power line accident.
Dallas Wiens plays with his daughter, Scarlette, in 2008, before an electrical accident disfigured his face.
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LM OTERO/AP
Dallas Wiens, 25, was critically burned in a 2008 high-voltage power line accident. He received a full face transplant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston two weeks ago.
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