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Victoria Wilcher Gets A New Eye

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JACKSON, Miss. - Little Victoria Wilcher is back in Mississippi after receiving a new eye.

The 3-year-old was in Florida receiving her new eye from Dr. Raymond Peters.

The procedure only took about 20 minutes and Victoria came out of the operating room, running around and giving hugs.

"She doesn't feel hurt," Dr. Peters said. "She doesn't feel misused. She's happy, outgoing. She's vibrant."

Dr. Peters says Victoria will probably need 20 new eyes over the next 10 years and she has a long road ahead to recovery.

Her next procedure will be with a Las Vegas plastic surgeon who will begin the work on her lower eye lid.

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