PHOTOS: Young boy gets double-hand transplant

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
As Dr. L. Scott Levin holds his hand, double-hand transplant recipient eight-year-old Zion Harvey moves his fingers during a news conference Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Double-hand transplant recipient eight-year-old Zion Harvey arrives to a news conference with his mother Pattie Ray Tuesday, July 28, 2015
As Dr. L. Scott Levin holds his hand,  double-hand transplant recipient eight-year-old Zion Harvey moves his fingers during a news conference Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Double-hand transplant recipient eight-year-old Zion Harvey smiles during a news conference Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Double-hand transplant recipient eight-year-old Zion Harvey smiles during a news conference Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Pattie Ray speaks with her son double-hand transplant recipient eight-year-old Zion Harvey during a news conference Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Double-hand transplant recipient eight-year-old Zion Harvey accompanied by Dr. L. Scott Levin, left, and his mother Pattie Ray, stands during a news conference
As Dr. L. Scott Levin holds speaks with double-hand transplant recipient eight-year-old Zion Harvey during a news conference Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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As Dr. L. Scott Levin holds his hand, double-hand transplant recipient eight-year-old Zion Harvey moves his fingers during a news conference Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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PHILADELPHIA -- An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons said.

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