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Russian baby-swinging yoga guru Lena Fokina—whose unconventional child-rearing terrorized YouTube earlier this year—recently went on high-profile Russian talk show Let Them Talk. Before a live studio audience, Lena Fokina swung a baby, endured half an hour of berate and ridicule, then burst into tears.

DadWagon's Nathan Thornburgh summarizes, translates, and contextualizes the bizarre episode, which features testimony from a pediatrician and an expert in "the Study of Cults." Above, a clip of Fokina's baby-swinging demonstration and the moment when a doe-eyed child in the audience speaks up, causing Lena to bow her head and weep. [Channel1 via DadWagon]


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