The Twisted Tale of the Man Who Turned into a Tree
20. A Tragic Twist of Fate
One of the strangest and most tragic stories we’ve ever encountered is the sad tale of Dede Koswara. Nicknamed the “Tree Man,” Dede suffered from a life-changing disease that he contracted as a young boy. Physically transforming him into a monster over the course of 30 years, Dede would lose his job, family, and children to the disease before ever finding the hope of a cure.