Hardison’s recovery process would be difficult and intense. In fact, he would have to undergo no less than 70 surgeries. What’s more, even after all that work, his face was still massively disfigured – and for a long time there was simply nothing else that could be done.
It would be a testing time for Hardison and his entire family. Naturally, he was self-conscious about his appearance and hated going out in public – and when he did, he was sometimes aware of unpleasant looks coming from strangers.