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PHOTO: Flying a giant

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                                <strong>Flying a </strong><strong>giant</strong>: Participants flew Japan’s largest kite, measuring approximately 48 square feet and weighing about 2,094 pounds, during the Oodako Matsuri on May 4. The tradition of the annual giant kite festival in Sagamihara, south of Tokyo, has been around for more than a century as a form of prayer to help ensure a good harvest.
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Flying a giant: Participants flew Japan’s largest kite, measuring approximately 48 square feet and weighing about 2,094 pounds, during the Oodako Matsuri on May 4. The tradition of the annual giant kite festival in Sagamihara, south of Tokyo, has been around for more than a century as a form of prayer to help ensure a good harvest.

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