The Wider Image: Beloved princes become Buddhist novices in Thailand
Boys have their hair cut in preparation for an annual Poy Sang Long celebration, a traditional rite of passage for boys to be initiated as Buddhist novices, in Mae Hong Son, Thailand, April 2, 2018. Their shorn hair is wrapped in lotus leaves and saved as a keepsake by their mothers. REUTERS/Jorge Silva SEARCH "POY SANG" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.