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Thursday, July 05, 2007

Help Wanted: goddess needed.

By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, Associated Press Writer Tue Jul 3, 4:26 PM
ETKATMANDU, Nepal -

A 10-year-old Nepalese girl was stripped of her title as a living goddess because she traveled overseas to promote a documentary about the centuries-old tradition, an official said Tuesday.

Sajani Shakya had her status revoked because she broke with tradition by leaving the country, said Jaiprasad Regmi, chief of the government trust that manages the affairs of the living goddesses.

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This is sad.

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