Face transplant gives man new life

Associated Press
Eduardo D. Rodriguez, M.D., Chief of Plastic, Reconstructive and Maxillofacial surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center talks with reporters about the most extensive full face transplant completed to date performed on Richard Lee Norris, pictured at right, after a news conference Tuesday, March 27,2012 at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.(AP Photo/Gail Burton)

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Richard Norris, who received the world's most comprehensive face transplant, spent 15 years as a recluse, but now the 37-year-old is doing things he never would have before. is now 15 years after a gun accident almost killed him. (AP)

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