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Can I buy someone's eyeballs?

ONE of the world's richest men thought he could buy himself a new pair of eyes.

Saudi King Fahd was to due for a cataract op. But he insisted on new eyes instead. The royal discovered even his vast bank balance could not buy him the sight he wanted and he had to settle for the original operation.

During three months in Geneva, the 81-year-old and his entourage blew pounds 250million and had 600 Mercedes with chauffeurs on hire every day.

Tourist chiefs in Marbella, where the king is convalescing, expect a pounds 4million boost a day.
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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Aug 16, 2002
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