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U.S. First Double Hand Transplant
Jeff Kepner is already able to wiggle the new fingers he received but it may be at least a year before he actually feels anything through them.

Jeff Kepner

July 16: Double hand transplant recipient Jeff Kepner, 57, of Atlanta, Ga. lifts one of his transplanted hands while wife Valarie and Dr. Joseph Imbriglia look on during a news conference at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh.

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New Hands

July 16: Double hand transplant recipient Jeff Kepner, 57, of Atlanta, Ga. lifts one of his transplanted hands while wife Valarie and Dr. Joseph Imbriglia look on during a news conference at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh.

(AP)

Connect Four

July 16: Double hand transplant recipient Jeff Kepner, 57, of Atlanta, Ga. lifts one of his transplanted hands while wife Valarie and Dr. Joseph Imbriglia look on during a news conference at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh.

(AP)

Playing Games

July 16: Double hand transplant recipient Jeff Kepner, 57, of Atlanta, Ga. lifts one of his transplanted hands while wife Valarie and Dr. Joseph Imbriglia look on during a news conference at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh.

(AP)

With Doctor

July 16: Double hand transplant recipient Jeff Kepner, 57, of Atlanta, Ga. lifts one of his transplanted hands while wife Valarie and Dr. Joseph Imbriglia look on during a news conference at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh.

(AP)

U.S. First Double Hand Transplant

Jeff Kepner is already able to wiggle the new fingers he received but it may be at least a year before he actually feels anything through them.

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