Japanese pray on first day of business (10 images)

Workers pray for good fortune on the first business day of the new year in Tokyo.
Updated: Jan. 4, 2013 at 9:22 AM
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Many "Omikuji" are tied at Kanda Myojin shrine in Tokyo, Japan, on January 4, 2013. Many Japanese people believe that by tying the "Omikuji" around a tree branch, good fortune will come true or bad fortune can be averted. UPI/Keizo Mori
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