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Severed ears throughout the years [SLIDESHOW]

J. Paul Getty III -- grandson of oil tycoon Jean Getty -- was kidnapped in Italy in 1973. His father did not believe the ransomers until they sent his son's ear and a lock of hair. John Paul Getty Jr. finally sent in $3.2 million four months after the kidnapping after getting a loan from his father, but was ordered to pay back his father with 4 percent interest.
J. Paul Getty III — grandson of oil tycoon Jean Getty — was kidnapped in Italy in 1973. His father did not believe the ransomers until they sent his son’s ear and a lock of hair. John Paul Getty Jr. finally sent in $3.2 million four months after the kidnapping after getting a loan from his father, but was ordered to pay back his father with 4 percent interest.
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