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Taking relatives’ bodies for a dance in Madagascar

Exhuming the bodies of dead relatives and dancing with them may seem morbid to outsiders.

But in the highlands of Madagascar, this ancient ritual – known as the “turning of the bones” – is a moment for joy and celebration.

Video Journalist: Raissa Ioussouf

Editor: Charlie Northcott

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-41509898

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October 9th, 2017

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