Anorak | Dolly-ed Up

Dolly-ed Up

by | 17th, November 2006

CAN you reuse body parts? Sure, you can transplant organs, but what about the other bits?

Anorak once took a trip to a crematorium and having been given the tour was invited to look at the remains after a burn.

On the floor of the incinerator was much dust, to be swept away. Among the dust were a few bones and some chunks of metal.

“Titanium,” said the worker knowingly. He then picked up a long bit and lobbed it into a biscuit tin where it clanged against assorted other metal bits. It would go to Holland to be cleaned and recycled.

But what of fleshier false parts, noses, chins, breasts and so forth. Do we have the technology to re-implant such items into the faces and chest of other celebrities or their fans?

We keep the question in mind as we look at the Enquirer’s side-by-side stories on Dolly Parton and Paula Abdul.

Parton is thin. An “eyewitness” to her thinness tells the Enquirer: “Dolly looked overly thin. Her face was thin, her cheeks were sunken and her legs looked like two matches. She’s just skin

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