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Atlanta Female Circumcision Case Stirs Concern

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Atlanta Female Circumcision Case Stirs Concern

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Atlanta Female Circumcision Case Stirs Concern

Atlanta Female Circumcision Case Stirs Concern

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The arrest of an Ethiopian citizen in Atlanta, Ga., raises concerns that female circumcision — a form of genital mutilation common in some African nations — is being performed on young women in the United States. NPR's Ari Shapiro reports.