Youngest Face Transplant Recipient Shares her Story

Every chapter of this story is astounding. The fact that an 18 year old woman shot herself in the face with a shotgun and survived. That the face of another woman, a 31 year old who had died, yet her face was kept viable was donated to the young woman. That after 22 operations and over a 1000 hours of physical therapy the young woman has recovered and is now ready to attend college. With a highly specialized and talented medical team, incredibly supportive parents, and a compassionate stranger- the grandmother of the 31 year old who overdosed, a rare second chance was possible, a miracle, really. Read KATIE'S STORY