medical community says that the President of blood selling old is unethical, but she joins a long history of operations such body
A vial of what should be the blood of late President Ronald Reagan is a house for sale in online auction, raising the indignation of his heritage and the medical community.A seller
PFCAuctions.com - providing "world-class art, antiques and collectibles" - set the bottle of "residual dried blood Reagan's" Sunday.
Tuesday afternoon, bidding reached $ 12,000.
The bottle is supposed to come from the laboratory where the blood was sent to the President for the test after John Hinckley shot Reagan March 30, 1981.
"My mother worked for the Bio Science Laboratories in Columbia, Maryland," wrote the anonymous seller.
"His laboratory was the laboratory hired by the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and George Washington University Hospital to handle blood tests and other tests."
The seller said his mother, who has since died, he asked if he could take the bottle with her after Reagan had been treated.
Today, 30 years later, the seller told the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library they would consider taking the sample as a gift. "I was a big fan of Reagan and Pres Reagan believed that rather see me sell rather than give," writes the seller.
"Indeed, if this story is true, it is a cowardly act and we will use all legal means to stop their sale or purchase," said John Heubusch, executive director of the Ronald Reagan Foundation Presidential, in a statement.
The medical community has been outraged."Ronald Reagan Library had said he would take it as a gift, if that person has decided to auction it with us instead. Aside from that, not much to comment, "he said.
unethical or not, the sale or display of celebrity is perhaps as old as the idea of ??celebrity itself.
Finger Galileo was withdrawn when the body was exhumed and is now on display at the Museum of the History of Science in Florence, perched on a crystal chalice.
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