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The Weird Things That People Believe

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  Men in Nigeria--okay, some of them--believe that people with mysterious powers can steal their penises.  

You may chuckle, but remember that people on this continent once hanged women as witches.  Such is the stuff of Frank Bures's latest book, "The Geography of Madness."  

Bures traveled the world to discover some truly astounding beliefs and the reasons people believe them.

The author visits with stories of his travels.  

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for over 35 years, working in both television and radio.