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Fiancee Jessica Paker looks on as Ret. Marine Sgt. John Peck works with occupational therapist Meredith Grinnell. Peck, who was injured in Afghanistan in 2010, recently received a double arm transplant after a two-year wait on a transplant list. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Kevin Lopez at home in Greenbelt, Md. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Will A Transplanted Hand Feel Like His Own? Surgery Raises Questions

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Hospitals and organ banks could get more leeway in decisions about donations. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Proposed Changes In Organ Donation Stir Debate

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Starting a bone marrow registry in Nigeria "became an obsession" for Seun Adebiyi. "I thought that even if I couldn't find a match, I wanted to make it easier for other black patients to find a match." Seun Adebiyi hide caption

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Olympic Hopeful Works To Improve Bone Marrow Registries

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A surgical team performs a full face transplant on Charla Nash at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Lightchaser Photography hide caption

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