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A Buddhist devotee carries an amulet while walking barefoot through flames during the 'Hi-watari', or fire walking ceremony, to herald the coming of spring at the Fudoji temple in Nagatoro town, Saitama prefecture on March 3, 2013. Thousands of people watched and joined the fire walking ritual to purify the mind and body and to pray for safety. AFP PHOTO/TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Buddhist devotee carries an amulet while walking barefoot through flames during the 'Hi-watari', or fire walking ceremony, to herald the coming of spring at the Fudoji temple in Nagatoro town, Saitama prefecture on March 3, 2013. Thousands of people watched and joined the fire walking ritual to purify the mind and body and to pray for safety. AFP PHOTO/TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)
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March 03, 2013
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162990463
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TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / Staff
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