Avid Pianist Returns to Music after Double Hand Transplant  |  August 20, 2014

Richard Mangino’s life changed drastically when he lost all four limbs from a bloodstream infection. He was no longer able to play music or toss a football with his grandchildren – until a history-making double hand transplant gave him new hope.

Nearly three years after the surgery, Mangino is making music again. He has returned to playing piano and soon hopes to play guitar. He is grateful for the transplant that made his return possible, and looks forward to his new possibilities.

Watch Richard’s touching story below.
 

 

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