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Afghan children look at a mentally ill p...Afghan children look at a mentally ill patient siting chained to a wall at the Mia Ali Baba holy shrine in the village of Samar Khel on the outskirts of Jalalabad on May 16, 2013. At the Mia Ali Baba sanctuary the patients, presumed to be possessed by jinns (demons), are chained by the wrist inside, or in the open air  to a tree, for 40 days. AFP PHOTO/ Noorullah ShirzadaNoorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images

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Children in Afghanistan look at a mentally ill patient chained to a wall at the Mia Ali Baba holy shrine in the village of Samar Khel on the outskirts of Jalalabad on Thursday. At the Mia Ali Baba sanctuary the patients, presumed to be possessed by jinns (demons), are chained by the wrist inside, or in the open air to a tree, for 40 days.