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Photographer: Christian Werner
Title: Pasung: Punished by the Gods
Location: Bali

Indonesia, Bali, Singaraja, 16. April 2013 - Kadek, 42, for years she stopped to talk. She has spent more than half her life in a room without windows. Kadek lies on a cot. Her family believes she is possessed by demons. The family refuses that Kadek gets treated with Western medicine. So far They have visited 57 ritual healer, but nothing worked. Because Kadek does not earn any money, she is a thorn in the side of the family so that they poorly take care of her and let her die.

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