Do Ents Really Exist? The Very Unusual and Impressive ‘Tree Man’: Half Man Half Tree

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It seems that Ents really live on Earth! Ever heard about this?

Well, a mysterious disease has transformed Dede Koswara into a half man and half tree creepy creature.

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32 year old Dede lives in a remote village in Indonesia with his two children, trying to care for them.

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Dede, a former fisherman, has an extraordinary skin condition: he has root like structures growing out of his body – branches that can grow up to 5cm a year and which protrude from his hands and feet, and welts covering his whole body as shown in the movie below:

He is known locally as ‘Tree Man’ and his condition has baffled local doctors for 20 years.

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In an attempt to earn a living to support his family, he is part of a circus troupe, displaying his Tree Man limbs along with others afflicted with skin deformities in ‘freak’ shows.

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Dr Anthony Gaspari, a world expert in skin conditions from the University of Maryland travels to Indonesia to attempt to diagnosis Dede’s mysterious condition. He takes skin samples for biopsies back in the USA.

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What will he discover? Look at a discovery channel documentary about this very unusual and impressive phenomenon:

Half way across the world, in Romania, farmer Ion Toader is discovered to have a similar extraordinary ‘Tree Man‘ condition, with growths all over his hands. He has not been able to drive a tractor for five years. A Romanian surgeon offers to give him an operation to remove his growths.

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