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Rangda, the ceremony of the Barong
This traditional Balinese performance depicting the eternal battle between good and evil is known to possess innocent observers with a demon. After some taunting, the unweary possessed are then exorcised with fire, eggs, and the heads of chickens.
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||May 5, 2018, 3:27 a.m.