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Roll out the barrels


A man fixes the position of barrels of dedicatory Japanese sake for celebrating on New Year's day at Yasukuni shrine in Tokyo on Thursday.

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It looks like every one would have to drink some sake in the shrine when they visited there. I don't drink any alcohol at all.

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Is this to illustrate the "mixed feelings" with which the general populace react to Yasukuni Shrine (see article next to this)? Or simply Dutch courage for those respecting the dead?

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They're just going to open the taps!? Why, oh why, am I back in Canada at the wrong time of year!?

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I'm going there on the New Year's Day with a raffle ticket. See you everyone.

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