John Lennon’s decayed tooth has been a prized object since he first gave it to housekeeper Dot Jarlett in the 1960s. Its current owner, Canadian dentist Michael Zuk, bought it at auction in 2011 for more than $30,000.
Zuk now cherishes hopes of cloning the musician one day.
In a hypothetical debate on the value of cloning dead celebrities on chat forum TVTropes.com, a comment from “Five Seconds in the Future” reads: “Personality is shaped by far more than genetics. … It would open many ways of abuse, fraud etc. Imagine a Stalker starts to clone and raise a copy of his infatuation.”
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