David Trainer, left, a maxillo-facial prosthetist for the Center for Custom Prosthetics, works on polishing the eye for Amalia Mendoza's new face. In August 2008, Mendoza came from Colombia to have Trainer make her a new face, which changed her life. Mendoza returned to Trainer to make her a fresh prosthetic using the same mold as before. This time the procedure took two days. Greg Kahn/Staff

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David Trainer, left, a maxillo-facial prosthetist for the Center for Custom Prosthetics, works on polishing the eye for Amalia Mendoza's new face. In August 2008, Mendoza came from Colombia to have Trainer make her a new face, which changed her life. Mendoza returned to Trainer to make her a fresh prosthetic using the same mold as before. This time the procedure took two days. Greg Kahn/Staff

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