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Hamar Boy at Bull Jump near Turmi, Ethiopia

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The Hamar have "rites of passage" called Bull Jumping ceremony (Ukuli Bula) which represent a life-changing event for the young man (Ukuli) who passes from boyhood in to adulthood. This rite of passage must be done before a man is permitted to marry. (Across Abyssina)

 

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Taken on December 27, 2010