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#1 of 2 Old 04-08-2013, 11:06 AM - Thread Starter
 
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http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/07/health/new-york-neonatal-herpes/?hpt=hp_t3

 

 

 

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In the ritual, known as metzitzah b'peh, after removing the foreskin of the penis the person performing the procedure places his mouth briefly over the wound, sucking a small amount of blood out, which is discarded.

 

...that was not what I was expecting...

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Scary stuff.  And, from what I've read, the parents will often refuse to identify the perpetrator.  Incredible.

 

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