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Chicagoland Company Turns King of Pop's Locks into Diamonds

LifeGem is a diamond company that extracts carbon from human remains, turns it into crystals, and then into diamonds. One of LifeGem's founders, Dean VandenBiesen, claims LifeGem has a chunk of Michael Jackson's hair that was lost during the famous Pepsi commercial shoot, during which Jackson's hair caught on fire. They plan to use the lock of air to create diamonds.

Music Button: Michael Jackson, "Another Part of Me", from the CD The Essential Michael Jackson, (Sony records)

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