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China Is Turning Dead Babies Into Pills

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Since August of last year, South Korean customs officials have reportedly intercepted 17,000 pills made from the remains of fetuses or stillborn babies. The pills, which originate from China, are "in demand because they are viewed as being a medicinal 'cure-all,'" according to the Daily Mail. We should have listened to Rick Santorum when he probably warned us about this! 

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