ANTALYA, Turkey 

The recipient of a double-arm transplant in southern Turkey was discharged from the hospital on Friday. 

Oguz Simsek underwent the operation at Akdeniz University Hospital in Antalya, on the Turkish Mediterranean, late last November, after spending four years on a waiting list, the victim of a work accident.

“Traveling, driving a car, kissing my family’s hands during the holidays, and shaking hands with my friends were my greatest dreams. I hope to do it all,” Simsek told reporters.

He said that following the operation, his life gets better every day.

Mustafa Simsek, his father, said that he was

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