Buddah Boy

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Daniel Evans
Buddha Boy
Buddha boy was a 15 year old boy who meditated for 10 months straight. When people found out about the boy meditating, they came from all around the world to see him. Some came to see if it was even possible for the boy to mediate so long and survive and others came to pray and donate to the cause. The boy came from a poor family and his brother was one of the people who protected him while he was meditating, and he was the only one aloud near the boy. The brother form a group of volunteers he can trust called the committee. What the boy was trying is very dangerous and people die all the time from starvation.
Many benefits came from the boy meditating, the city became more populated with people and they brought in a lot of money. All the money went to the old bother and the committee, the family of the boy was very poor and never got any donations. The brother claims that all the donations were used to pay the workers in the committee and for the barbwire fences around the boy. After 10 months of meditating the boy disappeared one night, he came back about a year and a half later and became a teacher. I personally find it very hard to believe that someone can meditate for 10 months and not eat or drink anything and still be alive. So I think the Buddha boy was a scam and the brother was giving food and water to the boy at night when no one was able to see. Also, it doesn’t make sense to me that the boy disappears in the middle of the night and comes back a year and a half later. I would like to believe that something like this could happen, but I think this Buddha boy was…...

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