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Virginity's Price -- Writer's Poke #181

How much is virginity worth?

Almost all of us probably gave it away for nothing, but one twenty-two year old Women's Studies graduate student decided to auction hers off to the highest bidder. Somewhat incredibly, the bidding has risen to 3.7 million dollars.

Are there really no more twenty-two year old virgins left in the world? The student admitted that she found the bidding war funny, as virginity isn't even valued anymore. Apparently it is, and the irony is that it took something like this stunt to prove it.

Explain the value of virginity.


What would you do for 3.7 million dollars?

"It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue." -- Voltaire


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