Body Parts More Valuable than Whole Body

The price of a human body varies depending on the way in which it is used. If the body is dismembered and sold by piece (hand, foot, brain), then the broker will be able to gain a greater profit than if the body was sold in whole.

Source: Annie Cheney, Body Brokers: Inside America’s Underground Trade In Human Remains, (New York: Broadway Books, 2006), pg. 80.

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