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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
- 3431 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



   

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Julie van Niekerk (230)
Wednesday December 30, 2009, 12:10 am
This is the problem of over population and poverty takes it toll
 

Susan A (14)
Thursday December 31, 2009, 6:08 am
such a sad reflection on those willing to buy..... This is not a new trade and will not change, I fear. Demand just grows as science and medicine are able to help those in need. Some societies are more.. willing to buy than others.
 
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