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Brendan Marrocco

David Letterman, Sgt. Brendan Marrocco

S.I. Soldier Joins David Letterman To Talk About Arm Transplant, Impressive Recovery

An army veteran from Staten Island shared his remarkable story of survival and recovery Monday night on “The Late Show” with David Letterman.

03/04/2014

Brendan Marrocco (credit: CBS 2)

S.I. Soldier ‘Excited For The Future’ After Double-Arm Transplant

A soldier who lost all four limbs in an Iraq roadside bombing has two new arms following a double transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

01/29/2013

Brendan Marrocco (credit: CBS 2)

S.I. Soldier Who Lost 4 Limbs In Iraq War Has Double-Arm Transplant

The 26-year-old Staten Island native was injured by a roadside bomb Easter Sunday in 2009.

01/28/2013

Staff Sgt. Travis Mills was among the wounded warriors that visited the World Trade Center memorial on Wednesday. (credit: CBS 2)

Wounded Warriors Visit 9/11 Memorial & Remind Americans About The Price Of Freedom

A group of wounded warriors and their families came from all over the country to spend the 4th of July in New York, starting their day at the 9/11 Memorial.

07/04/2012

Brendan Marrocco

Wounded Iraq War Vet Offers Advice: It’s Time To Stop Dwelling On 9/11

“Sacrifice” is a word we’re hearing a lot this week. On Thursday, CBS 2’s Lou Young met a remarkable young man who has managed to maintain his good humor and humanity in the face of terrifying injuries.

09/08/2011

Brendan Marrocco (credit: CBS 2)

Volunteers Build Home On S.I. For Iraq War Vet

Family and friends gave 25-year-old Marrocco a homecoming at a house designed especially for him on Staten Island.

06/11/2011

Brendan Marrocco (Photo/Peter Haskell)

S.I. Groundbreaking Held For Iraq Veteran’s New Home

He made huge sacrifices for his country and now an Iraq War veteran is getting a new home on Staten Island.

08/19/2010

Eye On New York (credit: CBS 2)

Eye On New York: Brendan Marrocco’s Story

In this edition of Eye On New York, CBS 2 brings you the incredibly inspiring and miraculous story of Brendan Marrocco, a Staten Island native and Army soldier who became the first quadruple amputee to survive his wounds suffered in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

CBS 2–08/17/2010