Long-Neck Villagers in Thailand
Neck ring wearers are confined to their village for life and cannot remove the rings once adorned.
Is this unreasonable explotation of tribal women and girls or a genuine desire to maintain this cultural oddity?
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Long neck Karen hill tribe village near Chiang Rai, Thailand
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