The Seattle Times

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Soldier with new arms determined to be independent

In a Dec. 18, 2012 photo provided by Johns Hopkins, a surgical team works on a double arm transplant for U.S. Army infantryman Brendan Marroco, 26, who lost all four limbs in Iraq. The transplants are only the seventh double-hand or double-arm transplant ever conducted in the United States.