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Awww-Inspiring Story: Little Boy Receives History-Making Hand Transplant

7/28/2015 10:02pm EDT
Zion Harve
Zion Harvey's making history at eight years old- he's the first child in history to have a successful double hand transplant!

According to CBS News, Zion first lost his hands (and his feet, and suffered complications that required a kidney transplant) when he was just two years old, due to a very serious infection. But now he's got brand new hands, thanks to a procedure performed at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

The surgery was done earlier in July, and was a super-huge undertaking. It took ten hours and forty total nurses, doctors and surgeons to make sure the procedure was do...
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