Some traditionalists believe that those with mental disorders will be healed after spending 40 days in one of the shrine's 16 tiny concrete cells.
A mentally ill man lies chained in a concrete cell in the Mir Ali Saheb shrine outside Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Relatives bring those with a mental illness to the shrine and leave them for 40 days hoping that the power of Allah will cure them.Mikhail Galustov/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.