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Connie Culp, the first person to receive a near-total face transplant in the US, has died

By CNN  
   August 13, 2020

(CNN) -- Connie Culp, the first person in the US to receive a near-total face transplant, has died, according to the Cleveland Clinic, where the procedure was performed in 2008. She was 57 years old. Culp died Wednesday of complications from an infection unrelated to her transplant, Cleveland Clinic spokeswoman Andrea Pacetti told CNN.

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