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Martin Mejia / AP

Martin Mejia / AP

Avelino Chavez wears his signature Superman costume as he walks to work in Lima, Peru, June 14. Chavez, 52, took on the Superman persona 15 years ago when he lost his job as a security guard and says he has had work ever since.

Chavez says he only earns about $160 dollars per month, but that he has the strength of a superhero. Chavez currently works to promote a travel agency.

Read more about his story from The Associated Press.

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