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School pupils holding a 7-meter-long, 30-kilogram straw snake walk... News PhotoCultures,Fukushima Prefecture,Holding,Horizontal,Human Interest,Japan,Snake,Student,Town,WalkingPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2013 The Asahi ShimbunAIZUMISATO, JAPAN - JANUARY 07: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) School pupils holding a 7-meter-long, 30-kilogram straw snake walk around the town during the Hebi-no-Gonenshi, or Snake's New Year on January 7, 2013 in Aizumisato, Fukushima, Japan. The event, has more than 120 years tradition, started in Meiji Period when local people suffered from water shortage prayed to a straw snake. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)