Comments for: Face transplant frees man from life as a recluse

Posted Dec. 05, 2012, at 9:27 a.m.

After a gun accident took off half his face, Richard Lee Norris spent 15 years living as a recluse in Hillsville, Va. Horribly disfigured, he hid indoors. When he ventured out, it was behind a baseball cap and surgical mask. He didn’t pursue a career and never married. Now, seven …

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  • absolutely amazing!! I had no idea face transplants had come this far. so womderful this man has a chance at a normal life again.

  • Anonymous

    Science be praised!

    Also, become a donor.

  • Anonymous

    that’s an amazing achievement. I am glad for him.

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