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Monday, August 28, 2006

Liposuction death

FRAMINGHAM

Framingham area residents have been stunned by the underground network used by some Brazilian immigrants trying to look their best, the AP reports today.

The AP takes another look at the case of Fabiola DePaula, whose quest for beauty took her to a condominium basement, where she allegedly underwent two cosmetic surgeries at the hands of an unlicensed doctor -- and died.

"Somebody has to speak out. Go to the Brazilians, open their minds and let them know it's dangerous," Jacque Foster, a friend of DePaula's, told the AP. "This is totally beyond unsafe. You have to think about what you are doing."

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