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July 13, 2017 - Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, Japan - A visitors takes pictures of a row of paper lanterns with the names of the shrine deveotees, during the festival of ''Mitama'' or departed souls, at Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo, the shrine decorated with about 30,000 lanterns during the three-day summer festival aiming at comforting souls of dead, especially for the war dead. The festival is after Japan's Buddhist custom to honor and comfort souls of family's ancestors. (Credit Image: © Alessandro Di Ciommo via ZUMA Wire)
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