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  1. Profile photo of Jerm_Leather
    Jerm_Leather Male 18-29
    897 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 7:14 am
    Link: Results Of First Face Transplant In The US - Warning: This is graphic, and mildly disturbing!
  2. Profile photo of Ticomeister
    Ticomeister Male 18-29
    72 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:16 am
    ........mom?
  3. Profile photo of the-stray
    the-stray Female 18-29
    80 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:19 am
    It looks better than before at least.
  4. Profile photo of melisswoog
    melisswoog Female 18-29
    60 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:21 am
    Aww that poor lady..she was so pretty before her boyfriend shot her..I`m happy for her!
  5. Profile photo of Concetra
    Concetra Male 18-29
    2050 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:22 am
    reminds me of the movie Face Off
  6. Profile photo of Oystah
    Oystah Female 40-49
    4032 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:30 am
    That is cool but sad at the same time. I suppose the fact that the face is functional (being able to smell, breathe, eat, see) is more important than how it looks.
  7. Profile photo of fnkychkn
    fnkychkn Female 40-49
    855 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:30 am
    I don`t know which one is worse.
  8. Profile photo of lukas1051
    lukas1051 Male 18-29
    3426 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:30 am
    Gah! That`s horrible. She should just get an amputation.
  9. Profile photo of AlfishKK
    AlfishKK Female 18-29
    782 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:32 am
    I think it looks a lot better--she might be kind of swollen, but she has a nose now.
  10. Profile photo of WolfStar
    WolfStar Female 18-29
    455 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:38 am
    It`s pretty amazing she`s able to make lighthearted comments about the whole thing despite how traumatic it all must have been. I doubt I`d be that resilient. Brave lady.
  11. Profile photo of panth753
    panth753 Female 18-29
    9258 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:39 am
    Yea she doesn`t look good, but I think the after picture is a diffenant improvement from the before picture.
  12. Profile photo of Happen
    Happen Male 13-17
    15 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:40 am
    Sad...
  13. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17514 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:41 am
    Not to be crass or degrading, But she does sort of look like those upside down chin puppets.
  14. Profile photo of dystopia04
    dystopia04 Female 18-29
    1082 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:43 am
    she looks so much better, good for her!
  15. Profile photo of kinjomusashi
    kinjomusashi Male 30-39
    916 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:55 am
    well its an improvement i guess....
  16. Profile photo of moefreak
    moefreak Female 18-29
    1963 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 10:02 am
    Well, that`s certainly better. It probably does make a huge difference to her.
  17. Profile photo of TopperHey
    TopperHey Male 18-29
    1930 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 10:23 am
    I wonder why they gave her gout...
  18. Profile photo of McGovern1981
    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14268 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 10:23 am
    Both her and the shooter managed to survive a shotgun blast to the face WTF!!!!:-O
  19. Profile photo of Slade8
    Slade8 Male 18-29
    951 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 10:25 am
    She`s still ugly as hell.
    And I know that`s insensitive, but where does she get off surviving a shotgun blast to the face?
    I declare shenanigans. >:|
  20. Profile photo of Baalthazaq
    Baalthazaq Male 18-29
    4548 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 10:26 am
    It`s a good compromise. Poor thing.
  21. Profile photo of murrymalty
    murrymalty Female 18-29
    2673 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 10:27 am
    She endured 30 operations to try to fix her face. Doctors took parts of her ribs to make cheekbones and fashioned an upper jaw from one of her leg bones.

    jeez the poor woman, and what a bastard of husband, 7 yrs, for that ^^

  22. Profile photo of Harijuku
    Harijuku Female 18-29
    390 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 10:33 am
    Wow her lips and nose look amazing considering what she used to look like :] i hope they can eventually make her pretty x
  23. Profile photo of chillimac
    chillimac Male 18-29
    438 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 10:38 am
    could be worse...
  24. Profile photo of someguy83
    someguy83 Male 18-29
    119 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 10:41 am
    who else thinks the husband got off easy? 7 years?
  25. Profile photo of Spartano3
    Spartano3 Male 13-17
    234 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 11:12 am
    Why didn`t they put this in the Cleveland tourism video?
  26. Profile photo of jumper4saken
    jumper4saken Female 18-29
    67 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 11:16 am
    Damn, poor woman. At least she has a face now, but she went from looking IMploded to looking EXploded lol.
  27. Profile photo of quentinb
    quentinb Male 18-29
    193 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 11:18 am
    @someguy83:
    I do. That`s bull. but I don`t understand, because they say he turned the gun on himself, and also that he went to prison... So I`m guessing he fails at both homicide and suicide(with a shotgun, no less), and the jury was too busy making fun of his dumbass to give him a decent sentence.
  28. Profile photo of pmarren
    pmarren Male 40-49
    4575 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 11:35 am
    I got wood.
  29. Profile photo of earthshone
    earthshone Male 18-29
    1688 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 11:39 am
    that husband should be dead. what a fu*k.
  30. Profile photo of krazyluv
    krazyluv Female 13-17
    650 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 11:41 am
    They keep showing this like every ten minutes on the news.
    I love it. This woman is so amazing.
    And yeah, the husband did get off way too easy. It said he got seven years, and her operations took her five years. ( I think thats what I read) So.. he`s getting out soon, no?
  31. Profile photo of davisboy
    davisboy Male 30-39
    587 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 11:42 am
    The face actually absorbed the shotgun blast, it is not shocking to me that she survived that. I am shocked that she got her sense of smell back.

    The transplant must not have included the tongue because she can talk fairly well.

  32. Profile photo of smort
    smort Male 18-29
    127 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 11:48 am
    She`ll look a lot better once they sort out her chin-flab. I can see the makings of a career as an Anjelica Huston lookalike.
  33. Profile photo of jinxiejae
    jinxiejae Female 30-39
    2927 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 11:55 am
    poor girl
  34. Profile photo of punkipenguin
    punkipenguin Female 18-29
    778 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 12:09 pm
    i think he got off way too easy.
  35. Profile photo of Quackor
    Quackor Male 18-29
    2856 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 12:35 pm
    so thats a face transplant? damn you Nicholas cage!
  36. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15511 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 12:37 pm

  37. Profile photo of trueninja
    trueninja Male 13-17
    118 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 1:06 pm
    Wait, i didnt read all the article, so maybe i missed something...But how the hell dou you shoot yourself in the face? Arn`t shotguns like, 2ft long?
  38. Profile photo of Saragato
    Saragato Female 18-29
    721 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 1:27 pm
    "Wait, i didnt read all the article, so maybe i missed something...But how the hell dou you shoot yourself in the face? Arn`t shotguns like, 2ft long?"

    Her husband shot her in the face and then turned the gun on himself.

    And yes, shotguns are the worst weapon you can use for suicide.

  39. Profile photo of gorgack2000
    gorgack2000 Male 13-17
    4682 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 1:27 pm
    Oh god, Angelmash xD
  40. Profile photo of Bat_Girl
    Bat_Girl Female 13-17
    323 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 1:28 pm
    she looks a lot better.
  41. Profile photo of Musuko42
    Musuko42 Male 18-29
    2850 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 1:53 pm
    Slade8, she may still not look very good right now, but give it time. Remember that French woman who had the partial transplant?

    http://www.smh.com.au/ffximage/2006/11/2...

    On the left is how she looked shortly after the transplant. On the right is how she looks now; if you weren`t told, you`d never guess she`d had a transplant.

    Give this woman time. I`m certain once all the remaining treatment is done she`ll look just as normal. I`m amazed at what they`ve done, and I`m very pleased for this woman.

  42. Profile photo of Mantistador
    Mantistador Male 18-29
    2200 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 2:01 pm
    damn... she survived a shotgun blast to the face?!?! that`s hardcore...
  43. Profile photo of yoimmylene
    yoimmylene Female 13-17
    2065 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 2:03 pm
    Of course she still needs a little more work, (can`t be perfect after the first time) but she`s already looking fantastic! :-D
  44. Profile photo of xxamsey
    xxamsey Female 18-29
    858 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 2:09 pm
    It takes time for the skin to reattach to everything. In time she will look great. :)
  45. Profile photo of WHOISIT12345
    WHOISIT12345 Male 18-29
    4394 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 2:23 pm
    she looks a lot better :)
  46. Profile photo of Bioshocker
    Bioshocker Male 13-17
    593 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 2:26 pm
    She deserves a medal... A shotgun to the face? F**king hell!
  47. Profile photo of Bored2Run
    Bored2Run Female 18-29
    267 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 2:28 pm
    What a remarkable woman. Bless her heart. And what an imeasurable gift from the donor. What a great outcome.
  48. Profile photo of train_trax
    train_trax Female 13-17
    167 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 2:37 pm
    I saw this on the news this morning...
    It`s really amazing what they can do now.
    That woman is amazing, and it`s great that they could help her out.
  49. Profile photo of Jasonbobdude
    Jasonbobdude Male 18-29
    1598 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 2:45 pm
    Well... It`s better. And hopefully it will improve.
  50. Profile photo of BoredMamii
    BoredMamii Female 13-17
    152 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 2:59 pm
    they did the nose so perfectly its amazing science
  51. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10441 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 3:07 pm
    Lol, she used to look like one of those deep sea fish.
  52. Profile photo of Zerro
    Zerro Male 18-29
    628 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 3:37 pm
    Wow good for her.
  53. Profile photo of Ohnjaynb
    Ohnjaynb Male 18-29
    592 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 3:55 pm
    wow that before pic kinda looks like an old version of my gf. creepy.
  54. Profile photo of Ohnjaynb
    Ohnjaynb Male 18-29
    592 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 3:55 pm
    (before the INJURY, not the surgery!) fyi
  55. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
    12140 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 4:34 pm
    she might actually look worse than black people

    adidas0447, you`re just back from a month-long ban for referring to black people as monkeys, and you weigh straight in with this? Here, have a perm.

  56. Profile photo of Aeladil
    Aeladil Female 18-29
    513 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 4:34 pm
    "She loves to have cookies with a cup of coffee". That is probably the most touching part of that article. Something so ridiculously mundane that many of us do every day, and is taken for granted by us is important enough to her to be mentioned off-handedly in the article.

    This is truly a heart warming story; to battle back from such an awful injury is so very touching.

    Thank you for sharing it. :)

  57. Profile photo of feiku
    feiku Female 18-29
    525 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 4:50 pm
    Husband only got 7 year for attempting to murder his wife.
    That`s BS. Look what he did to her! He`s gonna get 7 years, but for the rest of her life she didn`t think she`d be able to even SMELL again (or taste food, since smelling is the most important aspect in taste).
  58. Profile photo of softball96
    softball96 Female 13-17
    28 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 4:51 pm
    oh my gosh.... now that is such a difference to me. way 2 go!:-)
  59. Profile photo of HotCarl
    HotCarl Female 18-29
    142 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 5:08 pm
    He head looks like a goomba from Mario Bros.
  60. Profile photo of Boredered
    Boredered Male 18-29
    2506 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 5:18 pm
    "she might actually look worse than black people" haha! Although its like all they did was turn her face inside out :)
  61. Profile photo of slepre
    slepre Female 18-29
    310 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 5:21 pm
    i think its kinda riduculous her pyscho husband only got 7yrs when stupid kids who get caught with pot get like 15 but at least now she looks relatively normal
  62. Profile photo of RiseAgainst3
    RiseAgainst3 Male 13-17
    394 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 6:50 pm
    well as far as im concerned, they did a pretty good job, she looks pretty normal now. But i agree, 7 yrs for that?
  63. Profile photo of SilverThread
    SilverThread Male 30-39
    3431 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 6:57 pm
    Two Weeks! TWO WEEKS!!!
  64. Profile photo of endleslie
    endleslie Female 30-39
    9 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 7:01 pm
    I think that looks amazing! Not sure if u watched the footage or not but u should watch it if u have`t.
  65. Profile photo of primetimekin
    primetimekin Male 18-29
    7935 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 7:30 pm
    "He head looks like a goomba from Mario Bros. "

    I was thinking the same thing

  66. Profile photo of CoffeeDiiva
    CoffeeDiiva Female 40-49
    1604 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 8:27 pm
    They did a good job, no she will never be a model, but she can actually eat now. must be weird having someone elses face on yours.
  67. Profile photo of LordNick
    LordNick Male 18-29
    284 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 8:39 pm
    Every little bit helps...
  68. Profile photo of OrangeCrow
    OrangeCrow Female 18-29
    1199 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:14 pm
    That`s amazing. I feel so sorry for her though on all that`s happened, but hopefully this will help her out a lot.

    "Culp’s husband, Thomas, shot her in 2004, then turned the gun on himself. He went to prison for seven years."

    wtf?

  69. Profile photo of OldOllie
    OldOllie Male 60-69
    15841 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:25 pm
    After it all settles in, they will go back and take up the slack. She ought to come out of it pretty well considering.

    I still can`t believe her scumbag husband only got 7 years. I just hope he spends his time tossing salads and getting buttraped.

  70. Profile photo of Negative_One
    Negative_One Male 30-39
    2583 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 9:30 pm
    I wanted to make some childish comment but she got shot in the face with a fu*king shotgun!
  71. Profile photo of Joeyroey
    Joeyroey Male 18-29
    70 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 10:45 pm
    And even after all that face grafting technology, and putting a goddamn nose on her face, they still can`t figure out how to reduce her swollen cheek and neck size. Well, good for her I guess, she still doesn`t look normal, but its a start.

  72. Profile photo of BunnyNaku
    BunnyNaku Female 18-29
    5224 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 11:51 pm
    wow
  73. Profile photo of PontaFanta
    PontaFanta Female 13-17
    230 posts
    May 6, 2009 at 11:59 pm
    Hahahaha, "Facing the public". *sigh*
  74. Profile photo of vorpalsword
    vorpalsword Male 18-29
    1452 posts
    May 7, 2009 at 12:10 am

  75. Profile photo of Tinkerbellio
    Tinkerbellio Female 18-29
    1001 posts
    May 7, 2009 at 1:33 am
    My face has no nose...
    How does it smell?
    etc etc
  76. Profile photo of Devi3000
    Devi3000 Female 18-29
    1497 posts
    May 7, 2009 at 2:13 am
    I think she looks fantastic. After everything gets settled in and they can remove some of the extra tissue she will look just wonderful.
  77. Profile photo of Musuko42
    Musuko42 Male 18-29
    2850 posts
    May 7, 2009 at 5:53 am
    @Joeyroey

    Read my earlier post about the French woman. How her face looks now right after the surgery when there`s still some followup work to do, swelling to go down, etc, is not how she`ll look forever.

    Even supermodels getting a nosejob look freaky right after the surgery.

  78. Profile photo of AGit
    AGit Male 30-39
    995 posts
    May 7, 2009 at 6:16 am
    Take that, Kurt Cobain! :P
  79. Profile photo of Batmanners
    Batmanners Male 18-29
    4006 posts
    May 7, 2009 at 7:10 am
    "My face has no nose...
    How does it smell?
    etc etc"


  80. Profile photo of redbozo23
    redbozo23 Male 18-29
    27 posts
    May 7, 2009 at 11:19 am
    i read about this in the Columbus newspaper. good for her!
  81. Profile photo of Lawviz
    Lawviz Male 18-29
    429 posts
    May 10, 2009 at 9:01 pm
    THUMB WARS

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