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Ferdinand Marcos’ Gold Buddha

July 31st, 2011 § in Legends

A Filipino man finds a solid gold Buddha, then it’s stolen, possibly by Ferdinand Marcos. From 1965 to 1986, Ferdinand Marcos ruled the Philippines—first as an elected leader, then as a dictator.  By the time Marcos was deposed, his personal wealth was estimated at $10 billi[...]