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Spanish surgeons have announced that they have carried out the world's first full-face transplant. The hospital, in Barcelona, performed the surgery on a young man who lost his face in an accident five years ago. Since then, he'd been unable to swallow, speak or breathe properly. Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports.


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