Soldier receives arm transplant

Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco, 26, who lost all four limbs from a bomb near Baghdad, speaks about the bilateral arm transplant performed on him at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

A diagram of an arm transplant on display at a press conference to announce the successful completion of the Johns Hopkins Hospital's first bilateral arm transplant performed on Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Marrocco lost all four limbs from a bomb outside Baghdad, Iraq. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

A diagram of an arm transplant on display at a press conference to announce the successful completion of the Johns Hopkins Hospital's first bilateral arm transplant performed on Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Marrocco lost all four limbs from a bomb outside Baghdad, Iraq. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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