Charming Kenyan Ritual Combines Public Teen Circumcision, Cow Slaughter

Because how better to shed the mortifying chrysalis of adolescence than to be draped in bovine entrails, then mutilated spread-eagle for a crowd of delighted onlookers?

Kenya Circumcision RitualThe youngsters, all under the age of 16, dive into a cold river in preparation for their circumcision ceremony, the operation which is conducted without recourse to anaesthetics or any alcohol… The teenager is paraded through the village wearing a piece of dead cow, slaughtered by his uncle in preparation for his own circumcision ceremony… As part of the ritual, the teenager from the western region of Bungoma, Kenya, is smeared in mud as the ceremony approaches its barbaric finale… []

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