China high school student sells kidney to purchase iPhone, iPad A teenage high-school student in China sold his kidney for an illicit transplant operation and used the proceeds to buy an Apple iPhone and iPad, state press said on Friday. The 17-year-old boy, who was paid 22,000 yuan (US$3,500), was recruited from an online […]
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