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Woman Sees Her Dead Brother's Face on Another Man for the First Time

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Rebekah Aversano says, "This is the face I grew up with."

(Photo: AP)

In 1997, Richard Norris's face was blown off in a terrible accident. Five years later, plastic surgeons attempted a revolutionary new type of treatment: a full face transplant. Surgeons have performed this operation since 2005. 23 of the 27 transplants have been successful. In this happily successful surgery, the donor was 21-year old Joshua Aversano, who died in a car accident.

Recently, the Australian news program 60 Minutes introduced Norris to Aversano's family. He met his donor's sister, Rebekah. 


(Video Link)

This video is a clip of segment of 60 Minutes that will on Sunday.

-via BuzzFeed


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