Iraq War Vet Brendan Marrocco's Double Arm Transplant Explained in 5 Clicks

From overcoming a tragic accident to embracing the future, follow the quadruple amputee's brave journey

STATE OF INDEPENDENCE

Appearing at the 9/11 Memorial on July 4, 2012, Marrocco was joined by Marine Cpl. Todd Love of Atlanta and Marine Cpl. Juan Dominguez of Deming, N.M., who also had missing limbs. Speaking about the specially equipped "smart home" designed for him from the Stephan Siller Tunnel Foundation, Marrocco told reporters, "Pretty much before I moved in, I always had to have someone around to do something for me if I needed it. Now I can pretty much stay by myself."