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If you ever find yourself dining with a family in the South African kingdom of Lesotho, you'd better have a taste for eyeballs--that is, if you're the male head of a household. Tradition requires the host to honor your family in a truly special way: with the cooked head of a sheep. Everyone will be served the feast, but only you will be presented with the eyes.

A sheep's head is a big deal in Lesotho, where most folks don't often get to enjoy...

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