The world's first recipient of a full face transplant, a 31-year-old Spanish man known to the world only as Oscar, showed off his new face for the first time at a news conference today. Oscar had accidentally shot himself in the face five years ago, and last March it took 30 doctors 24 hours to lift a donor's entire face including his skin, jaw, nose, cheekbones, lips, muscles, palate, teeth, and eyelids and stick it onto Oscar. His sister says Oscar is looking forward to the "little things, like walking down the street without anyone looking at him." [AP via Yahoo, Channel 4]
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