“Learning Curve”

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TANZANIA Through Harold’s Lens:

Another Maasai 15-year old I found spending his six months alone out on the Serengeti.

Through rituals and ceremonies, including circumcision, these Maasai boys are guided and mentored by their fathers and other elders on how to become a warrior.

Although they still live their carefree lives as boys – raiding cattle, chasing young girls, and game hunting – a Maasai boy must also learn all of the cultural practices, customary laws and responsibilities he’ll require as an elder.

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