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In Photos: 1st ritual at Imperial Palace since ascension of Emperor Naruhito

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In this photo released by Imperial Household Agency of Japan, Japan's Emperor Naruhito attends a ritual of dispatching imperial envoys to the Ise Grand Shrine, and mausoleums of the late emperors to report the dates of his enthronement ceremonies, at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, on May 8, 2019. (Imperial Household Agency of Japan via AP)

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