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** FILE ** Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco speaks at a press conference after a surgical team lead by Johns Hopkins physicians successfully performed the hospita's first bilateral arm transplant, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, January 29, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco at a press conference after a surgical team lead by Johns Hopkins physicians successfully performed the hospitalís first bilateral arm transplant, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Marrocco, who lost all four limbs from a bomb outside Baghdad, Iraq., is expected to slowly develop control over his new arms over the next year and a half. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco speaks at a press conference after a surgical team lead by Johns Hopkins physicians successfully performed the hospitalís first bilateral arm transplant, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Marrocco, who lost all four limbs from a bomb outside Baghdad, Iraq., is expected to slowly develop control over his new arms over the next year and a half. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco speaks at a press conference after a surgical team lead by Johns Hopkins physicians successfully performed the hospitalís first bilateral arm transplant, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Marrocco, who lost all four limbs from a bomb outside Baghdad, Iraq., is expected to slowly develop control over his new arms over the next year and a half. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Surgical team leader Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee speaks at a press conference to announce the Johns Hopkins Hospital's first successful bilateral arm transplant performed on Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Marrocco, who lost all four limbs from a bomb outside Baghdad, Iraq., is expected to slowly develop control over his new arms over the next year and a half. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco at a press conference after a surgical team lead by Johns Hopkins physicians successfully performed the hospitalís first bilateral arm transplant, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Marrocco, who lost all four limbs from a bomb outside Baghdad, Iraq., is expected to slowly develop control over his new arms over the next year and a half. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco's new arms are visible as he speaks at a press conference after his surgical team lead by Johns Hopkins physicians successfully performed the hospitalís first bilateral arm transplant, 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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** FILE ** Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco speaks at a press conference after a surgical team lead by Johns Hopkins physicians successfully performed the hospita's first bilateral arm transplant, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, January 29, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Surgical team leader Dr. W.P. Andrew Lee speaks at a press conference to announce the Johns Hopkins Hospital's first successful bilateral arm transplant performed on Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Marrocco, who lost all four limbs from a bomb outside Baghdad, Iraq., is expected to slowly develop control over his new arms over the next year and a half. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco, second from left, speaks at a press conference next to members of his surgical team lead by Johns Hopkins physicians who successfully performed the hospitalís first bilateral arm transplant, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Marrocco, who lost all four limbs from a bomb outside Baghdad, Iraq., is expected to slowly develop control over his new arms over the next year and a half. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco departs after a press conference after a surgical team lead by Johns Hopkins physicians who successfully performed the hospitalís first bilateral arm transplant on him, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Marrocco, who lost all four limbs from a bomb outside Baghdad, Iraq., is expected to slowly develop control over his new arms over the next year and a half. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Army Sgt. Brendan Marrocco of Staten Island, N.Y., wearing a prosthetic arm, poses for a picture at the 9/11 Memorial in New York on July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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Army Sgt. Brendan Marrocco of Staten Island, N.Y., wearing a prosthetic arm, poses for a picture at the 9/11 Memorial in New York on July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)