Man Undergoes 19 Surgeries, Aims to Look Like Superman

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It's a bird... it's a plane... it's a man with a self-image problem.

Meet Herbert Chavez. This 36-year old from Calamba City in the Philippines could give the Human Barbie a run for her troubled money, having undergone 19 surgeries in 16 years to resemble Superman as closely as possible.

As detailed in the following report, these procedures have cost Chavez nearly $7,000 and have included nose jobs, lip liposuction, skin whitening, jaw realignment and pectoral implants.

This devotee also holds Guinness World Record for largest collection of Superman memorabilia, a far safer hobby that has thus far resulted in nearly 5,000 Man of Steel-related items.


He really looks like Superman! Plastic surgery definitely helped him fulfill his dream. I personally have only good words to say about plastic surgery. Ten months ago, I got liposuction by Dr. Jerome Edelstein at Edelstein Cosmetic and honestly this procedure changed my life for the better. With its help, I improved my body contour and also increased my self-confidence. I'm very pleased with what I achieved.


they just forgot to send him to a Shrink.

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