Katie Stubblefield, a 22-year-old has become the youngest person ever to receive a face transplant in 31-hour operation who was heavily disfigured after she blasted herself with a hunting rifle in a horrific suicide attempt. She found out her boyfriend’s text with another girl and tried to commit suicide in the year 2014 when she was 18-year-old. After attempting suicide she was taken to the hospital and the doctors sewed her eyelids. Later she was given advice of face transplant from her parents. She received a face donor from Andrea Schneider, 31-year-old who died of drug overdose.
She received a new lip, eyelids, nose, a very new facial cover. the surgery took 31 hours and required 11 surgeons to operate. The surgery was performed at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio
She is featured on September cover, in a feature titled “The Story of a Face”.
- She is the youngest person to face transplant in the USA.
Katie was born in 1997 in Mississippi, the city of USA. Her father name is Robb Stubblefield and mother name is Alesia Stubblefield. He also has a brother named Robert Stubblefield. Her nationality is American. Her religion is Christian. She belongs to Caucasian-White ethnicity.
She has very attractive body figure. Her exact weight is 60 Kg and height is of 1.65 m. Her hair color and eye color is Brown.
Katie is in a relationship with his boyfriend. His name has not been revealed yet. She is unmarried.
Her exact net worth figure is still yet to get unfolded.
Did You Know?
- She is featured on September cover, in a feature titled “The Story of a Face”.
- She had planned on attending Online College.
- She told that she wanted to be a motivational speaker against Suicide.