Blood farming in India

Imagine being strapped up to a bed against your will, captive in sheds on farmland nearby the India-Nepal border with your blood being drained from your body. You’re too weak to protest or put up a fight and all of this is for the purpose of cash.

Blood farming is a growing health and human rights issue that is very common in India. This practice is highly illegal and revolves around human beings being treated like dairy cattle on an industrial farm. These individuals though however, instead of milk, are drained of their blood cruelly. It is then sold on the black market and is used for a wide range of medical purposes. Blood farming is just one of the variables of the international black market that sells fluids and tissues from the human body. According to a study in 2013, organ trafficking is a big profitable business making between $600 million and $1.2 billion in total annually.

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West Clermont VS Walnut Hills

West Clermont vs Walnut Hills

Last Thursday the Wolves ladies tennis team took a 0-5 loss to Walnut Hills.

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Molly Stockton, first singles, lost 2-6 on the first set and put up a fight but ended up losing with 5-7. Stockton came from Amelia and played first singles last year as well. She is a senior this year and has been playing all four years of high school.

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Lady Wolves beat Fairfield Indians

IMG_0794The West Clermont lady Wolves pulled out a tough win on Saturday, September 23 beating the Fairfield Indians 2-1 putting them at 6-3-2. As Fairfield is in first place in their league, the Greater Miami Conference, they were expected to beat West Clermont. “It was a very intense game and they outplayed us in the first half but we came out strong in the second half.” stated Kendall Simpson, a defender for the Wolves. Simpson played a prominent role in not letting the opponent score goals.

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