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For example, consider the problems a physician, lawyer, or businessperson face when crossing cultural boundaries and functioning among people who do not share the same assumptions about right and wrong, clean and dirty, or even what is food and not food. The only Afghan anthropologist of note (Shahrani) was trained in the United States. Materials and methodsUsing the Pediatric Radiology Interactive Atlas (Patricia), a total of 1,317 epiphyses were scored for presence or absence from radiographs of 1,056 white individuals born in or after 1990.

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