A New Face – level 1
In December 2006, a man is very sad. He wants to die. He shoots himself in the face. He does not die. Now he wants to live.
His face is destroyed. He wants to fix his face. He wants a face transplant. His doctors find a face donor.
Doctors operate on him for 56 hours. He gets a new face from another man. He gets a new nose, cheeks, mouth, jaw, chin, and even teeth.
Difficult words: destroyed (very broken), transplant (when doctors move a part of a body to another body), donor (someone’s dead which can be used in medicine), cheeks (the ‘sides’ of your face), jaw (the bones for your chin and teeth).
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