Connie Culp

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Birthday
26, 1963
Birthplace
Ohio
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
26, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Ohio

About

The very first American face transplant recipient. Her husband, Tom Culp, fired a gun at her face in 2004, necessitating her surgery.

Before Fame

Prior to her face transplant, she went through thirty other facial surgeries.

Trivia

Her surgeon, Maria Siemionow, performed a twenty-two-hour-long, groundbreaking procedure that replaced Culp's face with that of a deceased donor.

Family Life

Her husband, Tom Culp, was convicted of her attempted murder in 2005.

Associated With

She stated in a 2009 episode of the Oprah Winfrey Show that, at her daughter's urging, she had decided not to return to her husband after his prison release.

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