Soldier who lost all 4 limbs gets double-arm transplant
Army Sgt. Brendan Marrocco of Staten Island, N.Y., wearing a prosthetic arm, posed for a picture at the 9/11 Memorial in New York. Marrocco, 26, the first soldier to survive losing all four limbs in the Iraq war, has received a double-arm transplant in Baltimore. His father, Alex Marrocco, said today that his son had the operation on Dec. 18 at Johns Hopkins Hospital.