colossal: extremely large
Big Is Beautiful For Bodi Tribe’s Fattest Man Contest
For men of the Bodi tribe in Ethiopia, big is beautiful. Every year they have a ceremony where young men compete to become the fattest in the village. They train hard for six months consuming only milk, butter, and blood from livestock. A big body represents prosperity and personal connections. After the contest, most will lose their colossal bellies, but the winners are heroes for life in their tribe.
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