Over the summer, Richard Mangino tossed a football on the beach with his two young grandsons, swam the crawl in his backyard pool, and mowed the lawn. Unremarkable events in most people’s lives -- but Mangino did them with two new hands and forearms he received in a 12-hour transplant operation a year ago. “It’s been what I hoped it would be,’’ he said during an interview at his Revere home this week. “The doctors say I can do anything.’’
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