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Chinese 'elephant man' Geng Libo who has a tumor drooping from his head and face, receives medical examination at the First Affiliated Hospital of Jilin University on July 27, 2007 in Changchun of Jilin Province, China. Thirty-year-old poor villager Geng from Xiangshui Township of the Gongzhuling City, suffered a malformed spine as a result of his unwanted burden. He has carried this tumor for more than 23 years. The surgeon fee is estimated about 300,000 yuan (about US$39,598), according to local media. By China Photos/Getty Images.

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