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Taboo: Quest for Acceptance

How far will people go to become accepted members of a group or culture? In this episode of Taboo, NGC highlights initiation rituals that may seem unusual, painful and unthinkable to many Westerners, ranging from voodoo ceremonies to dangerous snake handling to using razors on young boys to mimic "crocodile skin." Experts on human behavior and cultural norms provide a global perspective on these extreme rites of initiation and tests of faith.