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SAUDI ARABIA: Reborn

December 21, 2007 |  3:24 pm

Hajj

Img_0084The final step before pilgrims can leave the sanctified state of ihram: a head-shaving for the men and simple, symbolic trim for the women. Teams of barbers are on standby in Mina just outside the "Stoning the Devil" complex to provide the service for about $4 per pilgrim.

— Ashraf Khalil in Mina

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