The operation took 22-hours and 80% of Connie’s face was replaced with the face of a women that recently died. Doctors rebuilt her nose and were able to repair some of the disfigurement that Connie suffered to her face.
Here is a recent interview with Connie Culp, after her face transplant has had two years to heal:
Modern science is pretty amazing, but the most bizarre and shocking part of this story is that Connie claims to still love the man that blew her face off with a shotgun and plans to be there for him when he gets out of prison. WTF?!