Iraq

Double Arm Transplant for Iraq War Vet Who Lost All His Limbs

Injured by roadside bomb on Easter Sunday 2009

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He was the first soldier to survive the loss of all four limbs in Iraq, and now he's the recipient of a cutting-edge double-arm transplant.

Staten Island's own Brendan Marrocco, 26, endured the 13-hour operation on Dec. 18 at Johns Hopkins Hospital to replace the arms he lost because of a roadside bomb on Easter Sunday 2009.