Steven Lloyd was unexpectedly stricken by a massive brain hemorrhage in October, on the day before his 44th birthday. As he lay dying in the hospital, the New England Organ Bank called his wife at their New Hampshire home with a special request: Did she want to donate her husband’s hands? Within days, doctors at Brigham and Women’s Hospital transplanted Lloyd’s hands and lower arms onto Richard Mangino, who had lost his forearms, as well as his lower legs, to a terrible bloodstream infection.
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