The real island of the “walking dead” (videos)

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The real island of the “walking dead” (videos)
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They say the dead live on in our hearts and minds – but in one Indonesian province, the deceased continue to walk the earth in a rather more literal, zombie-like fashion.

In Torajana in South Sulawesi Indonesia, a tribe honors the deceased and shows its affection to the dead with a strange ancient custom.

They dig them up, dress them in fancy new clothes and…take a stroll with them.

Even dead children are exhumed – two of these photos show the skeleton of a baby wrapped in a print dress with a doll laid next to it.

Damaged coffins are fixed or replaced, and the...


The real island of the “walking dead” (videos)


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