He was known as Tree Man in local, with wood-like branches growing off his hands and feets, rendering him unable to perform daily routine. His only income is to be somewhat like in a circus, standing in a ring of crowd, parading in front of a paying audience alongside victims of other peculiar diseases, or you can call that freak-show.
The Tree Man, Dede get this weird illness after he was wounded at his knee at his youth. After suffocating like a freak for more than 20 years, he received treatment offer from Dr. Anthony Gaspari of the University of Maryland, a dermalogist. After testing samples of the lesions and Dede's blood, Dr Anthony Gaspari concluded that his affliction is caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), a fairly common infection that usually causes small warts to develop on sufferers.
Dede is currently under treatment and recovering.
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