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Face Transplant Recipient Writes About Experience

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BOSTON - JULY 9: Carmen Tarleton from Thetford, Vt., who was disfigured by a lye attack by her estranged husband, received a face transplant at Brigham and Women's Hospital in February. She returned to sign copies of her new book. Many of the doctors and nurses who treated her, waited in line for the book and to see her again, including Hassanatu Wanu. (Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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BOSTON - JULY 9: Carmen Tarleton from Thetford, Vt., who was disfigured by a lye attack by her estranged husband, received a face transplant at Brigham and Women's Hospital in February. She returned to sign copies of her new book. Many of the doctors and nurses who treated her, waited in line for the book and to see her again, including Hassanatu Wanu. (Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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