French surgeon Pierre Foldes in his Paris office in 2004. Foldes performs reconstructive surgery on women who have undergone genital mutilation. He recently authored a study on the long-term effects of the surgery. Jean Ayissi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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State Of Emergency Raises The Stakes In Sudan

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Zebra And Cattle Make Good Lunch Partners, Researchers Say

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