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END FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

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Ok folks, listen up, this is important.

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Survivors of female genital mutilation (FGM) from all over the world, including the UK, call for an immediate end to the practice. FGM – aimed at controlling women’s sexuality – dates back as far as ancient Egypt and has led to 130 million mutilated women and girls in the world today. These survivors offer a message of hope

Find out more here. http://www.theguardian.com/end-fgm

Sign the petition here to encourage UK schools to educate teenagers on genital mutilation: http://www.change.org/petitions/educationgovuk-tell-schools-to-teach-risks-of-female-genital-mutilation-before-the-summer-endfgm

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Seung Mo Park’s Amazing Aluminum Wire Sculptures

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Sometimes, you see a beautiful sculpture and you imagine how the artist put everything together.  You picture the craftsmanship, the attention to detail, and the hours upon hours that have been dedicated upon it.  Then sometimes, you see a beautiful sculpture and you imagine how the artist put everything together.  Except you can’t.  Because you’ve never seen anything like it.  That’s exactly how I felt when first laying eyes on the lovely wire sculptures that come as part of Seung Mo Park’s Human series.

Based in Brooklyn, Park Seung Mo is a Korean sculptor who creates these large structures using neat lines of aluminum wire.  

Source: seungmopark.com  (website may be overloaded with requests)