SAN ANTONIO — Reported by: Leslie Bohl — WOAI

A local woman says she got a deadly disease from a common cosmetic procedure.

Margaret Dudley believes she contracted hepatitis C from permanent make-up tattooed on her face at a local salon in 2000.

Hep-C kills more people than AIDS, and millions of Americans are dealing with it right now. Clinical trials show there is a safe cure. But “the bottom line” appears to be standing in the way.

News 4’s Leslie Bohl talked to Margaret Dudley who says she needs your help to make that cure available to so many people whose lives depend on it.

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