Ex-soldier who lost all 4 limbs in Iraq has new arms, new life

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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 12:00 am

BALTIMORE (AP) — After weeks of round-the-clock medical care, Brendan Marrocco insisted on wheeling himself into the room, using an elbow from one of his newly transplanted arms to turn the wheels of his wheelchair.

Then the former soldier pushed his hair aside, using his new left thumb.

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