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Feng Qian beats transsexual to become world's first Miss Artificial Beauty

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The Miss Artificial Beauty contest, aka Miss Plastic Surgery is over. The winner is Feng Qian (pictured), a 22-year-old girl from Jilin city in China's Northeast. Reuters quoted her as saying "I couldn't have done it without my plastic surgeon."

Well, duh. She couldn't have entered the competition without her plastic surgeon: during the application process all contestants had to submit documents proving that they were indeed 'artificial beauties'.

Below is a photo of transsexual contestant Liu Xiaojing. In addition to a sex change operation three years ago, Liu has had surgery had surgery on her breasts, nose, eyebrows and chin and liposuction on her waist.

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Below is a photo of contestant Liu Yulan who is 62 years old.

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- There is comprehensive gallery of images (including plastic granny Liu Yulan in a swimsuit) on Xinhua's Chinese website here
- You can find China Daily reports on the competition (from where these images were lifted) here and here.
- There is a page of photos and reproduced media reports about Miss Artificial Beauty on ESWN here.

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