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Shinto believers warm up before entering an ice-pool to pray to... News PhotoAdult,Ceremony,Cultures,Endurance,Entering,Exercising,Headband,Horizontal,Japan,Men,Praying,Religion,Semi-Dress,Shinto,Skill,Tokyo - Japan,WorshipperPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPShinto believers warm up before entering an ice-pool to pray to purify their bodies and souls as they display their endurance skills during a New Year's purification ceremony at Teppozu Irani Shrine in Tokyo on January 13, 2013. Some 100 believers attended the annual New Year ceremony in the cold winter air. AFP PHOTO / Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)