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Soldier Who Lost 4 Limbs Has Double-Arm Transplant


Health & Wellness  (tags: Soldier who lost 4 limbs has double-arm )

Agnes
- 540 days ago - adn.com
The first soldier to survive after losing all four limbs in the Iraq war has received a double-arm transplant in Baltimore.



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Dalia H. (1274)
Monday January 28, 2013, 10:19 pm
So sad. GOD Bless all these Brave Man and Heroes!!! ♥
Noted with many Thanks for sharing with Us my Beloved Agnes. Stay Blessed you and yours!
HAVE A VERY BLESSED TUESDAY AHEAD EVERYBODY!!!!
Much LOVE, Light, Peace
B.D♥
 

Suheyla C. (229)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 8:11 am
I very sad
Thank you Agnes for sharing
noted
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 4:42 pm
noted , thanks Agnes
 

Ellen G. (337)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 6:41 pm
Good luck to him and hope his new arms work for him. Bad enough he lost his legs too. Ugh, what a hero.
 

Sam E M. (0)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 6:20 am
War is so ugly. When oh when will the World learn to talk instead of waging war. Seeing these poor men with no arms and legs is heartbreaking, some will rise above it but most have had their life ruined. We shouldn't need to transplant limbs from the dead... the World governments and populations should have already learned to live in peace and to solve problems by discussion. I despair.
 

Joanna M. (96)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 9:26 am
I often feel sorry for myself, having a chronic illness that has severely limited my ability to walk. Then I read about someone like this -- I can't even imagine it. I wish all the luck and blessings in the world to such individuals! They are true survivors, and I really believe the universe has marked them for something special.
 

Claudia O. (73)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 3:49 pm
It is good to hear that this man will have a chance to salvage some of his life, but when are we going to stop the violence of war and the horrors of killing and maiming people? There have to be other ways of moving in the earth. The saddest part of war is knowing that no one comes away unscathed. No one.
 

Bette-Ann Libin (11)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 9:48 pm
Every day is Memorial Day,
 

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 2:53 am
I really hope it works for him.

The news in all its infinite premature non-wisdom doesn't have a clue of how this wil bear out in the long term.

There are lots of things to yet go wrong. The biggest one is if he ever STOPs, even for a day, taking immune suppresser(which leaves him, for life, at risk of all kinds of other infections), his body will IMMEDIATELY Reject them as a foreign invader and will set out to sever them from his body.

When we are born, our immune cells are already selected for to only be familiar(non-reactive) with our body and anything else its to fight against. Anything other than self is an invader. This works amazingly well. It is why we get better when we get a cold instead of dying from it.

This is hard and fast and set in stone. It begins in the womb.
 

paul m. (93)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 6:27 am


Good luck....
 

Craig Maxwell (2)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 10:05 am
This is so inspiring.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 12:31 pm
It's really wonderful that they can do this now. I hope it works out properly.

But did anyone else get a pop-up ad on that site? >_
 

Winn Adams (190)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 12:41 pm
What an amazing person. Blessings to him and his medical team!
 

marie tc (166)
Thursday January 31, 2013, 5:03 pm
So fantastic how we have advanced God Bless him for his bravery towards his country
 

Ian F. (1)
Friday February 1, 2013, 11:16 am
This brave man has my utmost respect, and best wishes. And I cannot forget to say well done and a big thank you to the medical team and the prosthetics makers.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday February 1, 2013, 12:11 pm
Good luck in the future, Sir.
 
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