Sarah Lyall, reporter for The New York Times, had a particularly educational assignment on Tuesday...observing and live-tweeting the skin-removal surgery of a man who lost 650 pounds.
And the images she's been uploading would leave even fans of The Knick slack-jawed.
Seriously, it's pretty intense.
So very, very much blood.
As Lyall points out, it's a tricky and messy procedure.
Painstaking, labor-intensive, and necessarily violent.
We have to agree with Lyall on this one:
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