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CAMBODIA: People flock to 3-year-old with 'healing powers'.

Hundreds of villagers received 'treatment' from a three year-old magical boy Ray Rong on Saturday (September 8) in Koh Roka commune, Peam Chor district, Prey Veng province. Villagers brought water, candles and money to put on the floor in front of the holy boy's house for him to touch in the belief it will then help heal their diseases. The boy, helped by his father, also makes traditional medicine for the patients. The boy and his father did not order the patients to pay much, but each has to p...

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PREY VENG PROVINCE, CAMBODIA (SEPTEMBER 8, 2012) (REUTERS) EXTERIOR OF THE MAGICAL BOY HOUSE VILLAGERS PREPARE THEIR WATER, BALM AND MONEY FOR THE MAGICAL BOY NOTE TELLING OF DISEASE OF AN ILL PERSON SICK PEOPLE'S BELONGINGS READY FOR TOUCHING BY THE BOY VILLAGERS WATCHING...

PREY VENG PROVINCE, CAMBODIA (SEPTEMBER 8, 2012) (REUTERS) EXTERIOR OF THE MAGICAL BOY HOUSE VILLAGERS PREPARE THEIR WATER, BALM AND MONEY FOR THE MAGICAL BOY NOTE TELLING OF DISEASE OF AN ILL PERSON SICK PEOPLE'S BELONGINGS READY FOR TOUCHING BY THE BOY VILLAGERS WATCHING

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Restrictions: No preview currently available. Please contact ITN Source Sales staff. Footage contains identifiable minors - please refer to Terms & Conditions for more information. VILLAGERS WATCHING THE HOLY BOY ARRIVE FATHER OF THE HOLY BOY CARRYING HIM TO TREAT PATIENTS PATIENTS WATCHING THE HOLY BOY FATHER HELPING THE HOLY BOY TO TREAT PATIENTS...

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VILLAGERS WATCHING VILLAGERS PRAYING TREATMENT IN PROGRESS PEOPLE WATCHING EXTERIOR OF PEOPLE WATCHING THE TREATMENT GRANDFATHER OF THE HOLY BOY TALKING TO PATIENTS IN THE BOY'S HOUSE PATIENTS PICKING UP THE BAGS OF 'HOLY' THINGS BAGS OF 'HOLY' THINGS SOUNDBITE (Khmer) 66 YEAR-OLD GRANDFATHER OF THE HOLY BOY, YOM UN SAYING: "By what I have observed the holy boy did not say much except saying take it and you will be recovered. After he touched the things put there by the patients, then he walked on them and they become holy things and patients use them for their treatment." PEOPLE COLLECTING THE TRADITIONAL MEDICINE PEOPLE CHECKING THEIR NAMES ON THE MEDICINE PATIENTS NAMES ON THE MEDICINE PEOPLE SEARCHING FOR THEIR NAMES ON THE MEDICINE PATIENTS LYING ON BED WOMAN LYING ON BED PATIENTS SITTING ON BED SOUNDBITE (Khmer) 66 YEAR-OLD PATIENT CHHUON YEN SAYING: "I can eat more, sleep well and I feel strong again now after I used the water and balm from the holy boy. Yesterday I could h...

VILLAGERS WATCHING VILLAGERS PRAYING TREATMENT IN PROGRESS PEOPLE WATCHING EXTERIOR OF PEOPLE WATCHING THE TREATMENT GRANDFATHER OF THE HOLY BOY TALKING TO PATIENTS IN THE BOY'S HOUSE PATIENTS PICKING UP THE BAGS OF 'HOLY' THINGS BAGS OF 'HOLY' THINGS SOUNDBITE (Khmer) 66 YEAR-OLD GRANDFATHER OF THE HOLY BOY, YOM UN SAYING: "By what I have observed the holy boy did not say much except saying take it and you will be recovered. After he touched the things put there by the patients, then he walked on them and they become holy things and patients use them for their treatment." PEOPLE COLLECTING THE TRADITIONAL MEDICINE PEOPLE CHECKING THEIR NAMES ON THE MEDICINE PATIENTS NAMES ON THE MEDICINE PEOPLE SEARCHING FOR THEIR NAMES ON THE MEDICINE PATIENTS LYING ON BED WOMAN LYING ON BED PATIENTS SITTING ON BED SOUNDBITE (Khmer) 66 YEAR-OLD PATIENT CHHUON YEN SAYING: "I can eat more, sleep well and I feel strong again now after I used the water and balm from the holy boy. Yesterday I could hardly walk here from the boat when I came." PEOPLE CARRY THE TRADITIONAL MEDICINE AWAY SOUNDBITE (Khmer) 68 YEAR-OLD CHEA GNIN SAYING: "My wife got better after she just used the holy water from the boy. It is unbelievable that the closed cap bottle of water is so powerful and even more than traditional medicine. There was a monk here a couple of days earlier. He just used half a bottle of the holy water, he became well and walked back to his place. Because of this reality that is why many people believe and come here for treatment." VILLAGERS CARRYING THE TRADITIONAL MEDICINE HOME

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