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A screen shows a photo of face transplant recipient Carmen Blandin Tarleton (R) before her operation, as she speaks at 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 2007, underwent the transplant in February. Seated next to her is her surgeon Dr. Bohdan Pomahac. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi