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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports on the story of a local teen cured of sickle cell through an experimental stem cell transplant performed almost two years ago by Emory University doctors. "The transplant saved Keone's life, but the price of this medical breakthrough had been tremendous and seemingly endless."
"Blood, kidneys, eggs, sperm--name a body part, there's a price on it. Think of it as a commodities market for the 21st century." Discover takes a look at the controversy surrounding payment for organ donations and includes the legalities of donating. Advancements and history of organ donations profiled.