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  • FILE - EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT - In this Oct. 13, 2010 file photo, Dallas Wiens, 25, describes his injuries during an interview in Fort Worth, Texas. Weins was critically burned in a 2008 high-voltage power line accident and received a full face transplant at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, during the week of March 14, 2011. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Boston hospital performs full face transplant

    A Texas construction worker badly disfigured in a power line accident two years ago has received the nation's first full face transplant at a Boston hospital.

  • FILE - EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT - In this Oct. 13, 2010 file photo, Dallas Wiens, 25, describes his injuries during an interview in Fort Worth, Texas. Weins was critically burned in a 2008 high-voltage power line accident and received a full face transplant at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, during the week of March 14, 2011. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Texas man gets first full face transplant in US

    A Texas construction worker horribly disfigured in a power line accident has undergone the nation's first full face transplant in hopes of smiling again and feeling kisses from his 3-year-old daughter.

  • Plastic surgeon Dr. Bohdan Pomahac (left) attends a news conference Monday at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston with Del Peterson, grandfather of the nation's first full face transplant recipient Dallas Wiens, 25, of Fort Worth, Texas. (Associated Press)

    Worker gets first full face transplant

    A Texas construction worker severely disfigured in a power line accident two years ago has received the nation's first full face transplant at a Boston hospital.

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