Chinese Man To Pay To Look Like Shakespeare
MARY LOUISE KELLY, host:
Good morning. I'm Mary Louise Kelly.
To be or not to be Shakespeare. That's the question on Zhang Yiyi's mind. Zhang is a best-selling author in China. According to China National Radio, he's planning to shell out more than $150,000 for plastic surgery to transform himself into Shakespeare's spitting image. The surgeon says it shouldn't be too complicated because Zhang already has a sharp nose and deep eyes, kind of like what we think Shakespeare looked like.
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