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dicuinit0036 Culture Initiation A funeral for a Xhosa boy who died during the manhood ceremony. Every year boys die because the wounds during the circumsision gets infected. They are supposed to heal in the bush, only with traditional medicine. Most boys rather suffer or die than go to a hospital. Every year many boys end up in hospitals and get their organs severely damaged. Some boys even commit suicide when they found out that they can't have a normal life..©Per-Anders Pettersson/iAfrika Photos
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