12-Pound Tumor Swallows Man's Face

Jose Mestre's face was consumed by a 12-pound tumor, an explosive growth of blood vessels that blinded him in one eye and invaded his mouth, making it difficult to breathe and nearly impossible to eat. Doctors in his native Portugal had given up hope that they could operate on the 53-year-old former traffic guard, and Mestre had resigned himself to the fact that he surely would die. But thanks to the intervention of a stranger, who had watched a plastic surgeon perform miracles on another...Full Story
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