A New Face – level 2

27-02-2017 07:00

On December 23, 2006, a man was so depressed that he wanted to die. He put a gun below his chin and tried to kill himself. He survived and instantly knew that he had made a terrible mistake.

His face was destroyed and he did not want his face to stay this way. He needed a face transplant. His doctor found a face donor and after a 56-hour operation, he had a new face from another man. The transplant gave him a new nose, cheeks, mouth, lips, jaw, chin, and even teeth.

Difficult words: instantly (immediately; right after), donor (someone’s dead body from which doctors take body parts), cheeks (the ‘sides’ of your face), jaw (the bones for your chin and teeth).

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