Newsclip®: [Health] Transplant recipient on new penis: ‘We belong together’ | New York Post

"BOSTON — The recipient of the nation's first penis transplant says he is looking forward to walking out of the hospital a 'complete' man. 'There is no doubt in my mind that everything is going to work. And I mean everything,' 64-year-old Thomas Manning said Wednesday with a grin as he continued to recover at Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital. 'You can interpret that any way you wish.' Seated by a window overlooking the Charles River, Manning was upbeat and chatty after undergoing the 15-hour operation last week. The former Halifax, Massachusetts, bank courier whose organ was amputated after he was diagnosed with penile cancer in 2012 has been ambling around his room with a walker and said he doesn't feel any pain. He has taken a few peeks under the gauze covering his new penis, which was taken from a deceased donor, and the swelling and discoloration appear to be diminishing. He said he believes the nerves are even", nypost.com


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