5 years after surgery, face transplant recipient shares his story

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An Indiana man who was one of the first in the world to receive a face transplant is speaking out. It’s been nearly five years since we’ve heard from Mitchell Hunter. He was badly burned after rescuing a woman from a car accident.

Now that he’s had a face transplant, he feels like his own life has been rescued.

Nick Natario has the story.