Sheldon Stein, right, holds the hand of his girlfriend Carmen Blandin Tarleton of Thetford, Vt., following a news conference at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass., Wednesday, May 1, 2013. ... more 
Sheldon Stein, right, holds the hand of his girlfriend Carmen Blandin Tarleton of Thetford, Vt., following a news conference at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass., Wednesday, May 1, 2013. The 44-year-old mother of two underwent the transplant in February after a 2007 attack in which her estranged husband doused her with industrial strength lye, burning more than 80 percent of her body. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Charles Krupa
Wed, May 1, 2013 12:08 PM EDT