Cameron Underwood: Face transplant means I can smile again

Source: BBC News

Cameron Underwood says he doesn’t get as many “stares or questions from strangers” since his face transplant.

“I have a nose, and a mouth so I’m able to smile, to speak and eat solid foods again,” he says.

Cameron was speaking two years after shooting himself in a suicide attempt in 2016.

He lost his nose, most of his lower jaw and all but one of his teeth in the incident.

“I am so grateful to have a face transplant because it gives me a second chance at life,” the 26-year-old said at a press conference in New York on Thursday.

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