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'Someone had to die for me to have a penis'

A man who received the first ever successful penis transplant in the US says the toughest part is "someone had to die for me to have a penis".

Thomas Manning said the first reason he had the procedure was "they cut off my penis", but he went public to raise awareness of the amount of military veterans who suffer these types of injuries.

He said it is important to realise that when soldiers are hit by explosive devices "the bomb does not always stop at their knees".

  • 17 May 2016
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