Face Transplant Recipient Meets Donor's Wife: 'It Gives Me Closure'

November 10, 2017

It is a medical miracle as a man gets used to his new face and a woman sees her husband's image come alive again. Andy Sandness, 32, is the recipient of a new face and Lilly Ross’ deceased husband, Rudy, was the donor. Lilly and Rudy Ross were high-school sweethearts, but last year, he took his own life. Lilly agreed to donate his face for a transplant. “I don't know if you can ever say enough thanks for what they've given me,” Sandness told Inside Edition.

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