Soldier who lost all limbs in Iraq gets double arm transplant : News Photo

Soldier who lost all limbs in Iraq gets double arm transplant

Brendan Marrocco attends a press conference, January 29, 2013, held at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, with his team of doctors to discuss his bilateral arm transplant surgery, which was done on Dec. 18, 2012. Marrocco lost all four limbs in a roadside bomb attack in Iraq in 2009. Marrocco, from Staten Island, New York, is the first successful double arm transplant at Hopkins, and only the 7th patient in the U.S. to undergo this surgery. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun/MCT via Getty Images)
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Brendan Marrocco attends a press conference, January 29, 2013, held at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, with his team of doctors to discuss his bilateral arm transplant surgery, which was done on Dec. 18, 2012. Marrocco lost all four limbs in a roadside bomb attack in Iraq in 2009. Marrocco, from Staten Island, New York, is the first successful double arm transplant at Hopkins, and only the 7th patient in the U.S. to undergo this surgery. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun/MCT via Getty Images)
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Brendan Marrocco attends a press conference January 29 held at Johns... News Photo 160346466Arm,Attending,Baltimore - Maryland,Discussion,Doctor,Healthcare And Medicine,Human Interest,Maryland,Military,Politics,Press Conference,Surgery,Team,Transplant Surgery,USA,VerticalPhotographer Collection: McClatchy-Tribune 2013 MCTBrendan Marrocco attends a press conference, January 29, 2013, held at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, with his team of doctors to discuss his bilateral arm transplant surgery, which was done on Dec. 18, 2012. Marrocco lost all four limbs in a roadside bomb attack in Iraq in 2009. Marrocco, from Staten Island, New York, is the first successful double arm transplant at Hopkins, and only the 7th patient in the U.S. to undergo this surgery. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun/MCT via Getty Images)