Hebi-No-Gonenshi Takes Place : News Photo

Hebi-No-Gonenshi Takes Place

AIZUMISATO, 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)
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AIZUMISATO, 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)
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January 07, 2013
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School pupils holding a 7meterlong 30kilogram straw snake walk around... News Photo 159061399Cultures,Fukushima Prefecture,Holding,Horizontal,Human Interest,Japan,New Year,School,Snake,Straw,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)