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Photo Caption: A girl from Newar community offers prayers during a Bel Bibaha ceremony in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, Feb. 5, 2017. Bel Bibaha, or Ihi, is a marriage ceremony in the Newar community of Nepal in which pre-adolescent girls are “married” to the bael fruit (wood apple). Normally Newar girls marry thrice in their life as first marriage with Bael fruit, second with sun and third with human. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)

Photo Caption: A girl from Newar community talks with her father during a Bel Bibaha ceremony in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, Feb. 5, 2017. Bel Bibaha, or Ihi, is a marriage ceremony in the Newar community of Nepal in which pre-adolescent girls are “married” to the bael fruit (wood apple). Normally Newar girls marry thrice in their life as first marriage with Bael fruit, second with sun and third with human. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)

Photo Caption: A girl from Newar community attends a Bel Bibaha ceremony in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, Feb. 5, 2017. Bel Bibaha, or Ihi, is a marriage ceremony in the Newar community of Nepal in which pre-adolescent girls are “married” to the bael fruit (wood apple). Normally Newar girls marry thrice in their life as first marriage with Bael fruit, second with sun and third with human. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)

Photo Caption: Girls from Newar community attend a Bel Bibaha ceremony in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, Feb. 5, 2017. Bel Bibaha, or Ihi, is a marriage ceremony in the Newar community of Nepal in which pre-adolescent girls are “married” to the bael fruit (wood apple). Normally Newar girls marry thrice in their life as first marriage with Bael fruit, second with sun and third with human. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)

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