Meet the World’s Youngest Double Hand Transplant Recipient  |  July 29, 2015

Photo courtesy of NBC News

Photo courtesy of NBC News

Zion Harvey’s childhood came to a halt when he faced a devastating infection resulting in the amputation of his hands and feet when he was just two years old.

Now eight years old, he has the chance to be a kid again after receiving a double hand transplant in a groundbreaking surgery performed this month at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Zion is currently recovering and is looking forward to the little things, like holding his little sister and playing on the playground.

“I hoped for somebody to ask me do I want a hand transplant and it came true,” Zion said.

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