15 ordinary Photos That'll Leave You Stunned when You Know The Backstory

15 ordinary Photos That’ll Leave You Stunned when You Know The Backstory

2- Tadeusz Zitkevits with A Picture Of Himself

Tadeusz is holding in his hands the best picture of 1987, as chosen by National Geographic, which shows Dr. Zbigniew Religa keeping watch on his patient after performing the first heart transplant surgery in Poland, which took 23 hours. In the lower right corner, one of his colleagues who fell asleep after the surgery is seen. Even though the surgery was considered almost impossible at the time, Dr. Religa took the chance and the patient – Tadeusz Zitkevits – even out-lived his savior.

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