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Bali: Island of the spirits

Need to Know presents VII Magazine, a journalistic partnership with VII Photo, which gives our readers unprecedented intimate access to the work of the world’s leading photojournalists. Every day, our partners at VII showcase a new photo, and each week, a new video or audio slideshow.

This week:
John Stanmeyer lived with his family among the people of Bali for five years. In looking at his Bali photographs, you know that he was touched by the spirits of the island and the traditions that abide there. This is a story about the love of an island, its people and the spirits that reside in all things. It is also a warning about what change can mean to a culture.

Note: This audio slideshow can be found in VII Magazine’s archives. To view it, visit the VII Magazine page and click on the “Features” tab.

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