May 2009

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Pastry Chef Undergoes First Double Hand Transplant Operation in United States

Pastry Chef Jeff Kepner underwent a double hand transplant operation; he says just wanted to hold his 13-year-old daughter’s hand again. The 57-year-old Augusta, Georgia, resident underwent the first double hand transplant in the United States on Monday, May 4, 2009, at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. On Friday, May 8, 2009 he remained [...]