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Three Cute Monkeys

In elementary school, we were taught them as "Gandhi's Three Wise Monkeys", but the wiki revealed the origin as a 17th century carving over a door of the famous Tōshō-gū shrine in Nikkō, Japan. ... Mahatma Gandhi's one notable exception to his lifestyle of non-possession was a small statue of the three monkeys.

 

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Taken on August 13, 2011