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Remember The Lady With The Biggest Lips In The World ?. See Her Real Name And Some Of Her Pictures

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Africa is known to be special because of their beauty, belief, way of life and especially their believe in culture and the way they uphold it even after the country civilization and development of most African countries.

Just like in Nigeria, most of the olden days cultures are still in place and the believe is still there even after Christianity have abolished some of it. Same goes to Ethiopia where women still do some unbelievable things because they believe it is what made their great grand mothers beautiful.

In Ethiopia, most of Ethiopian women widen their mouth by inserting a clay mold in their mouth with the belief that the bigger your mouth is, the more beautiful and attractive you look.

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In Ethiopia, the Surma and the Mursi people are two typical example of people who still do this culture up till date. They believe when a lady is old enough for marriage, their lips would be perforated 12 months before their marriage. After the wound heals, a disc made with clay is inserted into their mouth. This will make them beautiful in the sight of men. The larger the disc inserted into their mouth, the more they are valued.

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Meet Ataye Eligidagne, the Ethiopian lady who hold the record of the biggest mouth in the world up till date. Ataye's big mouth is wide enough to occupy a 59.5cm disc in circumference and 19.5cm in diameter making her keep the world record up till date.

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Many foreign bodies jetted to Ethiopia just to meet Ataye and interview her. In one of her interviews with Guinness world records, she said "My mouth is something I am proud of. Whenever I wear the disc, it makes me very proud and it makes me feel beautiful and belong in the society".

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Up till date, much people are still not happy with the culture of some part of Ethiopia still keeping this culture, however they are proud of it and still believe it is what makes one beautiful.

What are your thoughts about it ?. 

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