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When Argentina's economy collapsed in 2001, many people were forced to start living beneath the poverty line. Many today are unemployed, casually employed or taking jobs they're overqualified to do.

In Argentina's capital Buenos Aires some plastic surgeons say they're seeing an increase in young patients asking for cosmetic surgery in the hope it will get them a better job.

Some forms of cosmetic surgery are free in the public health system, so even those without money can apply. Gloria Beretervide joined the queue for the perfect face.

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Panos London

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09/09/2005

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