The quadruple amputee can now feel again
#1 John Peck
‘I can’t wait to hold my fiancee’s hand.’ said former marine and decorated veteran John Peck after his arm transplant surgery. He lost all four of his limbs after stepping on an improvised explosive device (IED) in 2010.
#2 The Surgery
12 months after his surgery, doctors informed him they’d found an arm donor. ‘As soon as Dr Talbot called me, I knew, and I just broke down. I was crying because I was happy. But then my mind switched and it became… I mean, somebody died. I just want [the donor family] to know that this gift, it’s not going to go to waste at all.