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Richard Norris received a face transplant in 2012 and got to meet the sister of Joshua Avarano, the man whose face he now has. Richard Norris received a face transplant in 2012 and got to meet the sister of Joshua Avarano, the man whose face he now has.

KHQ - Richard Norris damaged his face in 1997 when he accidentally shot himself while cleaning his gun - he didn't think it was loaded at the time. For 15 years he lived without no nose, jaw, teeth and only part of his tongue. Overtime, Norris became depressed and would cover his face when leaving his home to prevent stares. You can imagine how his life has been changed after receiving a face transplant from a man with almost the same facial structure and skin tone.

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