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Kid Who Had A DOUBLE HAND TRANSPLANT Throws Out First Pitch At O’s Game [VIDEO]

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Zion Harvey threw out the first pitch at Tuesday’s Orioles-Rangers game at Camden Yards in Baltimore.

Zion Harvey poses with Orioles outfielder Adam Jones after throwing out the first pitch at Camden Yards (CBS)

Zion Harvey poses with Orioles outfielder Adam Jones after throwing out the first pitch at Camden Yards (CBS)

Last year, Harvey made history by becoming the first child in the world to receive a double hand transplant.

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According to CBS, it took a team of 40 surgeons 10 hours to perform the operation.

Harvey had both his hands and feet amputated at the age of two after battling a severe infection.

After his procedure, he told CBS he’s “proud” of his new hands.

“It feels the same because I never left who I was. I’m the same person who I still used to be, but with some cool new hands,” he explained. “Never give up on your dreams.”

Baltimore would go on to beat Texas by a final score of 5-1.

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