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Poor Selling Organs to Make Ends Meet in Egypt
Offbeat  (tags: women, world, organs, selling, body parts, debt, money, food, family )

Tonya
- 3427 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Soheila, an Egyptian village housewife, traded her kidney for $2,185 to pay off debt -- the best option the desperate mother of three could find to keep food on the family table
Albinos, Long Shunned, Face Threat in Tanzania
Offbeat  (tags: body parts )

Ian
- 3995 days ago - nytimes.com
Discrimination against albinos is a serious problem throughout sub-Saharan Africa, but recently in Tanzania it has taken a wicked twist: at least 19 albinos, including children, have been killed and mutilated in the past year
Guilty Plea in Body Parts Ring Case
Offbeat  (tags: body parts, selling body parts )

Sc
- 4077 days ago - rnews.com
The mastermind in a stolen body parts ring in the northeast with ties to Rochester pleaded guilty Tuesday. Michael Mastromarino, a former oral surgeon, confessed Tuesday in New York City to carrying out the scheme from 2001 to 2005. His plea
Trying to Diet? This Story Will Help Put You Right Off Food
Offbeat  (tags: dismemnerment, cokking flesh, Mexico City, Mexico, body parts )

RC
- 4235 days ago - firstcoastnews.com
A Mexico City "horror novelist" was arrested for dismembering & cooking his girlfriend. Shades of "Sweeny Todd!"
   

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