Remains of war dead sold?

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  1. Wildcat

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    Just came across this article, hopefully it's not true! :shock:
    Aussie war dead remains reportedly sold in PNG | NEWS.com.au
     
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    That is just sick. The remains should be returned home and laid to rest.
     
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    Thats something new...selling WW2 remains as souvenirs...millions of years of evolution means nothing when it comes to money...sad...
     
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    The people that would buy them must be on crack.
     
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    Don't know which is worse? The "People" selling the remains, or the "People" buying them.
     
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    I was thinking the same thing.
     
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    “These are servicemen who have lost their lives on the field of battle, they should be treated with the dignity they deserve.”
    Nothing else to say.
     
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    The difference between Apes and Humans? Apes were smart enough not to invent money. I would like to think this isn't a true story but my gut feeling is it's for real.
     
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    They'll get their "reward" sooner or later both the sellers and the buyers...
     
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    What I want to know, if this is true, is what the hell do you do with human remains?? Do you display them in your house to "proudly" show off to all your friends?? I mean WTF, there are some sick bastards out there.
     
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    That anyone would profit from this is messed up. People who sell them are terrible, but I think the buyer is sick and twisted. Buying and selling the remains of ANY soldier, allied or axis, is just wrong. They deserve reverence and respect.
     
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    I would say, the "XXXXX" buying them.
    If noone buys them, noone will sell them.
     
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