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In Photos: Hot pot of 'Damako' rice balls, free-range chicken warms up Japan's Akita Pref.

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Kuniko Ishii prepares broth for a "Damako nabe" hot pot from chicken carcass, kombu seaweed, dried sardine and bonito flakes, at her home in the town of Gojome, Akita Prefecture, on April 16, 2022. (Satoshi Takahashi)

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