Santa Claus, Kris Kringle, St. Nick—no matter which name you call him by, everyone knows the story of this plump, jolly, gift-bringing Christmas icon. Or do they?
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A lawless zone in northeastern Myanmar has cornered the market in a gruesome good: elephant skin jewelry.
On this remote island, where sheep outnumber people, villagers are striving to uphold their simple and traditional lifestyle.
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