Retired Infantryman Brendan M. Marrocco wheels himself into a news conference followed by surgeons on Tuesday, Jan. 29. 2013, at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore. Marrocco, 26, the first soldier to survive losing all four limbs in the Iraq war, received a double-arm transplant in Baltimore Dec. 18 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.
"It's given me a lot of hope for the future," Marrocco said of his surgery. "I feel like it's given me a second chance."