Amalia Mendoza has the magnets attached to her skull in surgery. David Trainer, who was making her prosthetic face, wanted to have 10 magnets placed, but since the bone in her head was left very brittle from the accident, the surgeon was only able to put in five. 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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