Nurses prepare Amalia Mendoza for a surgery to anchor titanium bolts with magnets on the end into her skull. This was done so her new prosthetic face, also fitted with magnets on the inside, could be taken off when she wanted but otherwise would be securly attached to her. Greg Kahn/Staff
The story of Amalia Mendoza who lost her face in a car accident in May 2001, and came to Naples, Fla. to have a prosthetic face made for her by David Trainer, one of the world's leading prosthetic makers.
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