Blue-beads being sold by a Turkish merchant hang on a tree near a road side shop Jan. 19, 2014, Cappadocia, Turkey. The blue beads, known as the evil eye, are found throughout Turkey and are used to protect against someone wanting to cause harm or ill-will to people, domestic animals, goods or property. The history of the evil eye goes back before Islam emerged in the Middle East, and is seen among the Arabs, Iranians, Greeks, Indians and even in ancient Egypt. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Veronica Pierce)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Veronica Pierce
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