The Face of Courage

While the brutal attack took a toll on Carmen’s body, she says it made her spirit stronger.

Find out how Carmen has turned the brutality she endured into a positive for herself and others.

Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears explains when a below-normal growth rate for a child is a concern and what to do if your little one is underweight.

Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, director of plastic surgery transplantation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, explains how a breakthrough face transplant can help dramatically improve Carmen’s life.

If life as you know it suddenly shattered, how would you pick up the pieces? In 2007, a brutal attack destroyed Carmen’s body and nearly took her life. Four years later, she joins <i>The Doctors</i> to share her extraordinary story.

In 2007, Carmen Tarleton, a registered nurse and mother of two, barely survived a brutal attack, when her estranged husband beat her with a baseball bat and doused her with industrial-strength lye.