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December 24, 2000 | ANN M. SIMMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One woman lost the home she owned and the prosperous cafe she ran. Another is still nursing injuries from a beating administered by relatives and neighbors. A third, subsisting in her old age on odd jobs, doesn't even know how long she has been banished. Their crimes: Each was accused witchcraft. Their punishment: Exile far from home in a string of isolated villages populated only by other "witches."
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December 24, 2000 | ANN M. SIMMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One woman lost the home she owned and the prosperous cafe she ran. Another is still nursing injuries from a beating administered by relatives and neighbors. A third, subsisting in her old age on odd jobs, doesn't even know how long she has been banished. Their crimes: Each was accused witchcraft. Their punishment: Exile far from home in a string of isolated villages populated only by other "witches."
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