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Good News, Everyone! Penis Transplants Are Possible Now

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Five years in the planning, nine hours of surgery and four months to regain function – but now a South African man who lost his penis in a botched childhood circumcision is no longer dicked over.

“There is a greater need in South Africa for this type of procedure than elsewhere in the world, as many young men lose their penises every year due to complications from traditional circumcision.”

I look forward to Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi take on the topic.

I also wonder how long it’ll be before we get certain actors or celebrities doing this surgery optionally because they found a larger donor. I mean, can you imagine the bidding war when Ron Jeremy dies?

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist