Faces of Africa: Photo Gallery One

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Surma Fighter, Ethiopia

"Muradit, a fierce and renowned Surma stick fighter, paints his face with white chalk to intimidate his enemies at the Donga stick fights. He will fight to prove his masculinity and to win a wife."

photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher, writing in the book Faces of Africa

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Photograph by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher
 
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