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Wearing her fortune, from gold threads in her sari to a priceless heirloom headpiece, she waits to marry. The arranged marriage between two coffee plantation owning families involves a dowry of gold. Indians have more gold than USA reserve system.
- RANDY OLSON
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- The Price of GOLD_National Geographic magazine_1/2009