People of Color and Plastic Surgery

In the past, plastic surgery was seen as something of a taboo procedure in the African-American community. Now, more and more blacks, Asians and other people of color are opting for cosmetic surgery, including face lifts, "tummy-tucks" and nose reductions. NPR's Tavis Smiley talks with Dr. Julius Few, professor of plastic surgery at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine near Chicago.

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