Always wanted to learn kung fu, but never felt like you had a teacher worthy of your lightning quick reflexes, inhuman strength, and ability to vastly overestimate your own skill level? Then you need to take a pilgrimage to the literal home of kung fu, China's Shaolin Temple, where -- believe it or not -- they allow foreigners like you to live there temporarily as "Shaolin Disciples."

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