This February 2013 photograph provided by the Brigham and Women's Hospital shows their plastic surgery transplant team operating on Carmen Blandin Tarleton, of Thetford, Vt., at Brigham and Women's ... more 
This February 2013 photograph provided by the Brigham and Women's Hospital shows their plastic surgery transplant team operating on Carmen Blandin Tarleton, of Thetford, Vt., at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Tarleton, 44, underwent face transplant surgery earlier this month. She was doused with industrial strength lye by her former husband in 2007 and suffered chemical burns over 80 percent of her body. The mother of two wrote a book about her experience that describes her recovery.(AP Photo/Brigham and Women's Hospital) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Brigham and Women's Hospital
Wed, Feb 27, 2013 2:20 PM EST