World-renowned hand transplant surgeon meets hero, Capt. 'Sully' Sullenberger

"20/20" arranged for Dr. Kodi Azari, who successfully performed a hand transplant surgery on Jonathan Koch, to meet with the famous pilot.
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We're gonna try to move here are some tech. Or be able to live in Hanoi after the surgery. Yeah. Doctors are have a little surprise for you are about to be cranked money. Well doctors are sir very nice to know you can't tell you how many times I've cried. Watching the moment that was that was an incredible day for America I think at a time when we all needed it it was all hope oh my goodness. John how are you an urgent efforts of pleasure and an injury and it's pretty remarkable as it is amazing. It's been an incredible experiences. Something happens almost every day. That changes it's amazing how complex human. To shake. It is. Some answers your story is credible. It's in part all of us from thank you for our shareholders well. And actually change the regulations and New York State. And recent data indicate that they've saved lives compared that the lives of men that have been lost every year due to sepsis by raising awareness and improving communication and making sure that before someone is this charge for example that they've seen the lab work.

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