A man opens his mouth in anticipation of swallowing a live fish in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad June 9, 2007. Every year in June, thousands of people flock to the city to swallow the fish - stuffed with an herbal formula - which they claim miraculously cures asthma and other respiratory ailments. Since 1845, members of the Bathini Goud family have been performing the medicinal ritual

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