Japanese physical fitness enthusiasts wearing only white loincloths ...
Jan 8th, 2012
(AP) - Japanese physical fitness enthusiasts wearing only white loincloths and headbands stretch before dipping in icy water for a winter ritual to keep themselves fit and to display their perseverance at Teppozu Inari shrine in Tokyo Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) -
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