» August 23rd 2019:

Dying for a new body: the fatal rise of cheap plastic surgery

New Yorkers flock to the Dominican Republic for cheaper plastic surgery procedures, but not all of them return home. Sharilene Cedeño used to joke with her sister Kendra that she was going to be 23 forever.Cedeño, daughter of Dominican immigrants, was obsessed with staying young – and by extension, plastic surgery. Coworkers at the Manhattan clinic where she was a nurse’s assistant would catch her looking at dramatic before and after photos on surgeons’ social media pages. Continue reading...

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