36 hour face transplant. most extensive ever

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    [h=1]36-hour face transplant 'most extensive' ever[/h] A 37-year-old man received an extensive face transplant stretching from his hairline down to the neck, including a jaw, full set of teeth, tongue and cheeks. The surgery essentially replaced most of the patient’s face except for his eyes and the back remnant of his throat.
    Richard Lee Norris of Hillsville, Virginia, is the 23[SUP]rd[/SUP] patient to receive a face transplant in the world. His doctors at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center say this operation is the most extensive surgery of its kind because of the extent of the transplant and the placement of an entire set of teeth.
     
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    Richard Norris. left, in high school in 1993; center, after suffering a gunshot injury; right, after face transplant surgery.
    March 27th, 2012
    01:36 PM ET

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    Shotgun to the face and lived ..... Your tax dollars at work
     
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    He looks different.