Broken Toes

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Jianlian - Process
... and subsequent infections, since the toes were to be pressed tightly into the sole of the foot ... To enable the size of the feet to be reduced, the toes on each foot were curled under, then pressed with great force downwards and squeezed into the sole of the foot until the toes broke ... The broken toes were held tightly against the sole of the foot while the foot was then drawn down straight with the leg and the arch forcibly broken ...

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