In this photo taken Thursday, May 1, 2014 Initiates Asanda, front, and Bheki, back, hide their identities as they pose for a photo after an interview with the Associated Press in Johannesburg. This ... more 
In this photo taken Thursday, May 1, 2014 Initiates Asanda, front, and Bheki, back, hide their identities as they pose for a photo after an interview with the Associated Press in Johannesburg. This month, as happens annually in South Africa, youths in some rural areas will head to secluded huts for circumcision rituals meant to usher them into manhood. Officials hope to prevent another wave of injuries and deaths triggered by factors including infections and the tight binding of penis wounds, which cuts off blood supply, as well as sleep deprivation, exposure to winter cold and other harsh conditions. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Denis Farrell, File
Wed, Jun 4, 2014 9:36 AM EDT