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Monday, January 28, 2013

Army soldier receives double-arm transplant

Army Sgt. Brendan Marrocco of Staten Island, N.Y., wearing a prosthetic arm, visits the 9/11 Memorial in New York in July 2012. Marrocco, 26, the first soldier to survive losing all four limbs in the Iraq war, has received a double-arm transplant in Baltimore.