Hand-Transplant Surgery

On Jan. 25, a 37-year-old New Jersey man became the first person ever to receive a hand transplant in the U.S. What do you think about this medical breakthrough?

  • “Speaking for my fellow torch-wielding mob members, I say we find the doctor who created this abomination and burn his castle laboratory to the ground.”

    Jenny
    Borgmann –
    Graphic
    Designer

  • “Thanks to this miraculous medical breakthrough, soon I will finally know what it feels like to smack my son.”

    Patrick Smalley –
    Machinist

  • “The doctors say if I don't find a hand donor in the next three months, I'll die.”

    Isaac Zahn –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Would it be possible to get a squid tentacle instead?”

    Gary Rivera –
    Chemical Engineer

  • “Now, if only modern science could develop some sort of knitted covering to slip over the newly transplanted hand to keep it warm in winter.”

    Melanie Goltz –
    Dance Instructor

  • “So if you ruin your hands you can just get new ones? Wow, this year's Passion Play is gonna be the best ever.”

    Omar Redfern –
    Bank Teller