Tibetan nun Ngawang Tsundu at a nunnery in Thamo, Nepal, said she fled her homeland a decade ago because of religious restrictions there that would have barred her from joining a nunnery.
Tibetan nun Ngawang Tsundu at a nunnery in Thamo, Nepal, said she fled her homeland a decade ago because of religious restrictions there that would have barred her from joining a nunnery. Tim Johnson / MCT
Tibetan nun Ngawang Tsundu at a nunnery in Thamo, Nepal, said she fled her homeland a decade ago because of religious restrictions there that would have barred her from joining a nunnery. Tim Johnson / MCT

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March 17, 2008 01:12 PM

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