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Photo Journal: Devoted chilly dip

About 30 members of the Kyokushinkaikan karate school, including kindergarteners through those in their 50s, perform drills in a waterfall amid snow flurries in the town of Yahaba, Iwate Prefecture, on Jan. 21, 2018. After they did sit-ups and squats to warm up, they prayed to the waterfall and entered the freezing water. The children gritted their teeth and were almost in tears due to the extreme coldness. (Mainichi)

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