Tuesday 3 November 1.00pm
At first glance, she may look like any other child, but she was born with one of the rarest conditions in the world, Sirenomelia, or mermaid syndrome that contains two legs that are stuck together to make one whole leg. Then, she survived what doctors thought was impossible. With the blast of a shotgun, her nose, cheeks, mouth and right eye were literally blown off and she was forced to live without a face for five years. Now, Connie Culp is America’s first face transplant recipient.