ISTANBUL: Istanbul-13

On the way to his s√ľnnet (circumcision), a Turkish boy stops to photograph his family in the historic Sultanahmet district. Turkish boys are normally circumcised between childhood and adolescence, and the event is cause for great celebration as a ritual passage into manhood. Those circumcised are feted, feasted, and treated as {quote}Kings for a Day{quote}.

On the way to his s√ľnnet (circumcision), a Turkish boy stops to photograph his family in the historic Sultanahmet district. Turkish boys are normally circumcised between childhood and adolescence, and the event is cause for great celebration as a ritual passage into manhood. Those circumcised are feted, feasted, and treated as "Kings for a Day".