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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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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