Andrew Lee

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'When I would actually think about killing myself, I would think, ‘Am I really just gonna kill myself over a penis?’' Photograph: Andrew Mangum/New York Times

In a 14-hour operation, a young military veteran – whose genitals were blown off by a bomb – has received an extraordinary transplant: a penis, scrotu(...)

Doctors Andrew Lee, Richard Redett and Gerald Brandacher at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, US. They hope to perform what will be the first penis transplant in the United States within a year. Photograph: Lexey Swall/The New York Times

Within a year, maybe in just a few months, a young soldier with a horrific injury from a bomb blast in Afghanistan will have an operation that has nev(...)