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India: A Pound of Flesh

Samantha Grant heads to Chennai in southern India to explore the illicit kidney trade. Traveling between India's high-tech center of Bangalore and the slums to the south, Grant spoke to government officials, doctors, kidney brokers and donors to try to find out why so many people are still getting paid to give up their kidneys even though a law was passed 12 years ago to regulate the practice.
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Developed by Frontline producers at WGBH in conjunction with KQED in San Francisco, Frontline/World turns its lens on the global community, introducing viewers to countries and cultures rarely covered by the US media.

 

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