Bawling Babies Battle in “Crying Sumō” Festival (Japan in Photos)
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Babies take part in a nakizumō or “crying sumō” festival in the Tomioka Hachimangū shrine in Yokohama on July 17, 2017. Around 60 tiny combatants participated in the event, which entreated for their healthy growth through the full-lunged bawling of the junior athletes. Each was given a rikishi name and wore a paper helmet and decorative mawashi loincloth. (© Jiji)

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