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CNN host under fire for eating human brain in first episode of new show 'Believer'

Television personality and religious scholar Reza Aslan sampled cooked human brain tissue with cannibals in India in the first episode of CNN's new "Believer" series exploring "fascinating faith-based groups" around the world. 

Aslan, 44, plugged his experience with the Aghori, a small Hindu sect known for its extreme rituals, on Facebook on Sunday night before the show aired.  Read more.

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