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Ritual Scars, Ethiopia, Africa, 1998

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"Skin. Its color can cause irrational fear, and its markings—like a woman's scars in Ethiopia—can encode unique cultural meanings."

—Text adapted from "Unmasking Skin," National Geographic magazine, November 2002
Photograph by Jodi Cobb

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