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Amazing Before And After Pictures Of World's Most Extensive Face Transplant

Wow...good job, Medical Science! Richard Lee Norris was injured in a gun accident in 1997. He lost his lips, nose and full use of his mouth. A team at the University of Maryland Medical Center, in a 36 hour operation, replaced Richard's face with that of an anonymous donor — including both jaws, teeth, and tongue.

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Before The Accident

After The Accident

After The Transplant

A news conference at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Tuesday, March 27, 2012.
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A news conference at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Tuesday, March 27, 2012.