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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Saudi man decides to sell son on Facebook for $20 million

The government has just shut down your illegal debt collection business and denied you welfare because you're over the age limit. Times are tough for this Saudi man. The natural solution here is to sell your son on Facebook for $20-million to avoid "living in poverty".

Saud bin Nasser Al Shahry claims selling his son is the only option to continue providing for his wife and daughter. He does have some tough conditions for the sale, though. He must know what city the buyer is in before he will complete the transaction. Thoughtful dad.

 It's unlikely Facebook will allow the sale to go ahead, but you have to wonder about this dad of the year's moral compass, even if this turns out to be a publicity stunt. On the other hand, I'll bet Junior can come up with some real interesting father's day gifts for the old man, perhaps a small IED.