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High in the Himalayas, Brothers Share One Wife

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September 27, 2012
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In ancient times, the sons of almost every family in the remote, mysterious Upper Dolpa region of Nepal would jointly marry one woman but the practice of polyandry is dying out as the region begins to open up to modern life.


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