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Japanese honor souls of the dead
Visitors walk in front of paper lanterns on the eve of the three-day Mitama-Matsuri, or Sould Festival, in Tokyo on July 13, 2012. About 3,000 paper lanterns are lit to comfort souls of the dead during the annual festival at the Yasukuni Shrine where more than 2.4 million war dead are enshrined.Issei Kato / Reuters