Eight-year-old Zion Harvey's wish to someday throw a football is expected to be realised soon with his new hands and forearms. Photo: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Boy, 8, has world's first child double hand transplant

Zion Harvey, who had his hands and feet amputated at a young age, received donor hands and forearms in a 10-hour operation in the US; his doctors performed same surgery on adult in 2011

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Eight-year-old Zion Harvey's wish to someday throw a football is expected to be realised soon with his new hands and forearms. Photo: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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