A Man Who Had A Face Transplant Is Now A Model In GQ Magazine

The surgery was considered the most extensive face transplant performed to date.


For 15 years, Richard Norris faced brutal cruelty from strangers, fought addiction and contemplated suicide because of a tragic accident that left his face ravaged.


For 15 years, Richard Norris faced brutal cruelty from strangers, fought addiction and contemplated suicide because of a tragic accident that left his face ravaged.


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Norris's face was left disfigured after he accidentally shot himself in the face with a shot gun.


But when Norris turned 38 he underwent an extremely complex face transplant that could have cost him his life.


But when Norris turned 38 he underwent an extremely complex face transplant that could have cost him his life.


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The surgery was considered the most extensive face transplant performed to date.




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