A New Face – level 3
On December 23, 2006, Andy Sandness was 21 years old and very depressed when he put a rifle below his chin and pulled the trigger. He instantly knew that he had made a terrible mistake and begged not to die.
Andy also did not want his face to stay the way it was after the rifle blast had destroyed it. He needed a face transplant, one of the rarest surgeries in the world. His plastic surgeon managed to find a face donor and after a gruelling operation of 56 hours, he had a new face from another man. The transplant gave him the nose, cheeks, mouth, lips, jaw, chin, and even the teeth from his donor.
Difficult words: gruelling (difficult).
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