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The unforgettable moment a widow
touched the face that once
belonged to her husband

Washington Post, by Lindsey Bever

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Posted By:earlybird, 11/10/2017 3:34:51 PM

Lilly Ross was “terrified” but “excited” to meet the man who had been given her husband´s face. Calen “Rudy” Ross had killed himself in 2016, but in death had given a gift to others — his lungs, his kidneys, his face. And although she admitted she probably wasn´t quite ready, Ross braced herself to see a part of her husband that was living on. “You look really good,” she told Andy Sandness, embracing him like she had known him all her life. “Thank you so much,” he responded. As the two sat together in a hospital library, Ross reached out and touched the face

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: chicodon, 11/10/2017 3:51:17 PM     (No. 11447990)

Behind pay wall?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: schnapps, 11/10/2017 4:05:24 PM     (No. 11448011)

FTA Sandness´s face had ... nothing more than a prosthetic nose that would often fall from his face,

Michael Jackson´s surgeon, most likely.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/10/2017 4:25:45 PM     (No. 11448035)

Re #1, just checked again. No paywall for me.

Re #2, no. They have to wear a prosthetic nose when all the cartilege - the entire original nose structure - is gone.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Flyball Dogs, 11/10/2017 6:24:03 PM     (No. 11448130)

Pay wall.
Bezos has “enough” money.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/10/2017 7:20:22 PM     (No. 11448181)

Just checked it again. No paywall.

There is a subscription offer off to the side but it doesn’t interfere with reading the article...

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