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Ewe Man, Togo

"A Voodoo devotee surrenders himself to the spirit of his personal deity. His eyes roll upward and his pupils disappear, leaving only the whites. Depending on which direction the eyes roll, observers can tell what spirit has possessed him. This man, with his eyes rolled toward the sky, is possessed by Hebiosothe thunder god."

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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