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    why do some african ladies have scars on their cheeks?

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    seen this a few times in the past and saw someone with it today and i wanted to know what it signified?

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    it means they are not a virgin

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    wickedteen

    it means they are not a virgin



    seriously?

    people could just ask! damn!

    Tribal scarring,many reasons....sometimes done by witch doctors or high priestesses at birth....sometimes a religious thing

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    religion is sick

    DLM

    religion is sick



    Really? Loads of ideas made up without any evidence. Sounds right up your street.

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    boothy

    Tribal scarring,many reasons....sometimes done by witch doctors or high … Tribal scarring,many reasons....sometimes done by witch doctors or high priestesses at birth....sometimes a religious thing



    thanks boothy.
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    religion is sick



    keep to the topic if you want to make a "religion is sick" thread please do.

    If you mean the very deep scars it's mostly done in West African communities to mark the various stages of life such as puberty, marriage childbirth etc.

    i haven't seen any african woman with scar on their cheeks. Byker, you sure you didn't dream it?

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    fungimala

    If you mean the very deep scars it's mostly done in West African … If you mean the very deep scars it's mostly done in West African communities to mark the various stages of life such as puberty, marriage childbirth etc.



    yeah like patterns or just lines on their cheeks. they are deliberate scars not by accident
    Edited by: "bykergrove" 14th Oct 2010

    Tribal scar...

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    Marina

    i haven't seen any african woman with scar on their cheeks. Byker, you … i haven't seen any african woman with scar on their cheeks. Byker, you sure you didn't dream it?



    lol no, deffos seen it many times

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    Pr3cious18

    Tribal scar...



    elaborate...

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    bykergrove

    keep to the topic if you want to make a "religion is sick" thread please … keep to the topic if you want to make a "religion is sick" thread please do.



    I did oO

    bykergrove

    lol no, deffos seen it many times



    Thought i'll google it for you and typed tribal scars, oh no its all ouchy there, came running back

    naomi cambell doesnt have a scar...she not broken in yet lol

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    DLM

    I did oO



    the question in the title wasn't "what do you think about religion?"

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    bykergrove

    the question in the title wasn't "what do you think about religion?"



    Sorry, sorry sorry X)

    wickedteen

    it means they are not a virgin


    dont be stupid , as pointed out earlier there are various reasons ..
    scarification can be a mark of beauty o..
    sometimes in Ghana when a woman has recurrent still births the child is "marked" as the belief is that it won't depart this world again
    ..look up "donkor"
    Edited by: "darklight" 14th Oct 2010

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    ok thanks peeps I have my answer

    theres an africian male tribe that scare themselves all over to look more warrior and god like, forget who was on discovery one night and another that get scared when they change from boy to man by passing some test a tribe has
    Edited by: "andyhunter" 14th Oct 2010

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