Philippine clinic uses Wolverine to sell circumcisions

By Ben Hooper
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April 5 (UPI) -- A medical clinic in the Philippines is using an unusual mascot to advertise its circumcision service: claw-bearing X-Men super hero Wolverine.

The advertisement for Dionisio M. Cornel Memorial Medical Center in Antipolo features an image of Hugh Jackman as the adamantium-clawed character he played in the X-Men and Wolverine films next to text promoting the clinic's circumcision service.


The advertisement went viral after a photo was shared online by Joey deVilla, a blogger and self-styled "rock accordionist."

The text at the bottom of the advertisement roughly translates to: "Cheap, doctor, hospital... this is where you get painless circumcision!"

The poster says the foreskin removal service -- which is probably not actually carried out by a mutant super hero with retractable claws -- costs about $28.

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