Fausto DePaula (left), the brother of the woman who died after an illegal surgery, and Thibisun Rissari looked at a photograph of Fabiola DePaulo inside her Framingham apartment.

Victim's surgeries shocked family

Brother warned her `it was dangerous'

By Brian R. Ballou and Paulo Prada
Globe Correspondent / August 3, 2006

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FRAMINGHAM -- Fabiola B. DePaula stepped into the makeshift basement clinic last Thursday expecting to learn more about rhinoplasty, or a nose job, said her brother. But the man in jeans who claimed to be one of Brazil's top plastic surgeons told her she could walk out with a new nose. (Full article: 977 words)

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