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Some people are just going to hate and reject you just because you shine too much for them to handle. Don't bother about them just ride on.

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Some people are just going to hate and reject you just because you shine too much for them to handle. Don't bother about them just ride on.


Instead of buying my children all the things I never had, I will teach them all the things I was never taught. Material things wear out but knowledge empowers generations to come. - Unknown

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Instead of buying my children all the things I never had, I will teach them all the things I was never taught. Material things wear out but knowledge empowers generations to come. - Unknown

Hamar Tribe: Ethiopian women beaten to show signs of love and support for their men.

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They are said to be abreast with everything happening around the world, even with football, but that has not stopped them from practising a rather bizarre culture of women proudly accepting beatings as part of an initiation ceremony for men.

Located among the bush covered hills on the eastern side of the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia, the Hamar tribe have unique culture and customs, one of them being a cattle-jumping ceremony where the beatings of the women take place.


The ceremony starts with all the female relatives performing a dance, during which they offer themselves as subjects to be whipped by men who have recently been initiated.
The beatings go on until their backs turn bloody. During the beatings, women are not allowed to scream. They do not also flee the ceremony but rather beg the men to beat them over and over again.


The women accept these beatings to show their love and support of the initiate, and their scars give them a right to demand his help in time of need.

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