Joseph Merrick was a man with an undiagnosed disease that was tortured and humiliated by those around him. To this day, it is still not 100% certain what he suffered from. Working as a circus freak, he was finally rescued from his torment by Dr. Frederick Treves, who was determined to discover the cause Merrick’s deformities and try as best he could to save Merrick. Joseph Merrick goes from someone mocked daily to one of the most respected men in British society of the time. Come find out the story of the man behind the disease.