'God dolls' become a huge sensation in Thailand(10 images)

Photographer Alexander Hotz composed a photo essay featuring the haunting Luk Thep "god dolls" and their creator, Mananya "Mama Ning" Boonmee, who says the dolls are "infused with a child's soul." The dolls have roots in ancient Thai child figure that housed the unborn remains of a fetus, intended to bring good fortune. Photos courtesy Alexander Hotz/alexanderhotz.com Click here for the full UPI story

Mananya "Mama Ning" Boonmee holds "Petch," the first Luk Thep doll she created in her west Bangkok home and shop. Photo courtesy Alexander Hotz via alexanderhotz.com
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