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Joe DiMeo, right, demonstrates the flexibility in his fingers for Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 at NYU Langone Health in New York. A surgical team, led by Rodriguez, amputated both of DiMeo’s hands, replacing them mid-forearm and connecting nerves, blood vessels and 21 tendons with hair-thin sutures. The scar on DiMeo's forearm shows where the new hand was attached. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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Joe DiMeo whistles softly, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 at NYU Langone Health in New York, six months after an extremely rare double hand and face transplant. During the medical checkup, he practiced raising his eyebrows, opening and closing his eyes, puckering his mouth, giving a thumbs up and whistling. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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Joe DiMeo poses for a portrait, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 at NYU Langone Health in New York, six months after an extremely rare double hand and face transplant. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez has Joe DiMeo demonstrate the flexibility in his new hands, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 at NYU Langone Health in New York. Rodriguez led a surgical team that amputated both of DiMeo’s hands, replacing them mid-forearm and connecting nerves, blood vessels and 21 tendons with hair-thin sutures. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez has Joe DiMeo demonstrate the flexibility and strength in his hands, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 at NYU Langone Health in New York, six months after an extremely rare double hand and face transplant. Rodriguez, who led the surgical team, said he’s amazed to see that DiMeo has been able to master skills like zipping up his jacket and putting on his shoes. “It’s very gratifying to all of us,” he said. “There’s a tremendous sense of pride.” (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)