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PostPosted: Thu May 01, 2008 11:35 pm 
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... is crazy.

Those little babes could get hurt in so many ways, despite how safe they make it look. :(

India's Baby-Dropping Ritual
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Muslims in western India have been observing a bizarre ritual - they've been throwing their young children off a tall building to improve their health. The faithful have been observing the ritual at a shrine in Solapur, in western India's Maharastra, for more than five hundred years. They believe it will make their children strong and say no accidents have ever happened.

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India has some very strange practices and beliefs, up to and including those "honor killings" that seem to be so much of these "emerging" nations' cultures. :roll:

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