Re: transplant progress...

Doug Jones (
Mon, 29 Nov 1999 21:17:19 -0800

Spike Jones wrote:

> Cool! That hand-transplant guy can actually use the hand for
> something other than waving. Now if they could just give me
> a new brain... {8^D spike

Or give me a new sense of humor- when I saw these two stories near each other I couldn't help but laugh- it kinda gives a new meaning to "that'll cost you an arm and a leg," doesn't it?

Hand Transplant Man Can Use Fingers
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Everyday tasks -- right down to tying shoelaces -- are becoming easier for Matthew Scott, the nation's first recipient of a hand transplant.

Athlete Excels Despite Amputation
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. -- Born with a rare disease that rendered part of his right leg useless, Jordan Conlee decided five years ago to have it amputated.

Doug Jones
Rocket Plumber, XCOR Aerospace