Charla Nash makes remarkable progress from a face transplant; a naked fisherman escapes shark-infested waters; model Lauren Scruggs celebrates life after a traumatic accident. TODAY.com’s Kyle Michael Miller takes a look at amazing stories of survival.
In a TODAY.com exclusive, Charla Nash, who was the recipient of a groundbreaking full face transplant in 2011 after an attack by a chimpanzee left her disfigured, talks about gaining more feeling in both sides of her face and building stamina with the hope of undergoing a hand transplant by Christma
A year after receiving the nation's first full face transplant, Dallas Wiens is now talking about defying the odds and the special moments he's shared with his daughter. Msnbc.com's Stephanie Gosk reports.
Charla Nash, along with her daughter Briana, speaks with TODAY producer Stephanie Siegel about her face transplant and what it has given back to her and her family.
Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, Charla Nash’s surgeon, explains her face transplant and her daughter, Brianna, talks about the improvement. NBC’s Jeff Rossen reports.
Marinda Righter , daughter of face donor Cheryl Denelli-Righter, kisses face transplant recipient Carmen Blandin Tarleton during a news conference at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts May 1, 2013. Tarleton, who was attacked by her estranged husband and doused with lye in June 200
Dallas Wiens, the United States' first full face transplant patient, speaks to reporters at a news conference at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts May 9, 2011. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
RELEASE DATE - 20130222, Boston, MA, USA, Plastic Surgery department chief Dr. Elof Eriksson, left, and face transplant lead surgeon Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, center, work together to remove transplant tissue from packaging in the OR, as other Brigham and Women's Hospital staff in OR 8 work to prepare pa