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Ethnic Buddhist Ordination Festival in Thailand

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - APRIL 07: Tai Yai boys are carried in a procession by their relatives during the Poy Sang Long Festival on April 7, 2014 in Mae Hong Son, Thailand. Poy Sang Long is a Buddhist novice ordination ceremony of the Shan people or Tai Yai, an ethnic group of Shan State in Myanmar and northern Thailand. Young boys aged between 7 and 14 are ordained as novices to learn the Buddhist doctrines. It's believed that they will gain merit for their parents by ordaining. (Photo by Taylor Weidman/Getty Images)

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