PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — 8-year-old Zion Harvey made history when he received a double-hand transplant at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Harvey has now been discharged and will be heading home.
Harvey is from the Baltimore area and was staying at CHOP since the surgery in July to recoverREAD MORE: Philadelphia Police: 25-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck By Vehicle That Ran Red Light In East Falls
The 8-year-old became the youngest patient ever to receive the procedure, which took 11 hours to perform.READ MORE: WATCH: Country Music Star Jimmie Allen Apologizes To Eagles Fans For Fishing With Cowboys' Dak Prescott
Harvey will continue to receive therapy on an outpatient basis.MORE NEWS: Family, Friends Celebrate World War II Veteran's Birthday In Burlington County