Army Sgt. Brendan Marrocco, a 26-year-old from Staten Island, NY, lost four limbs in an explosion while serving overseas. More about this story at www.buzzfeed.com
Brendan documented the long and arduous process on Instagram: "About a week after surgery. Was very swollen. Badass #scars"
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