Connie Culp

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Birthday
26, 1963
Birthplace
Ohio
DEATH DATE
Jul 29, 2020 (57)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
26, 1963
Birthplace
Ohio
DEATH DATE
Jul 29, 2020 (57)

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. She had a fraternal twin sister namedĀ Bonnie Oberlin.

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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