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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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This image taken on April 16, 2022, shows meat of a chicken that was kept and butchered for a "Damako nabe" hot pot at Kuniko Ishii's home in the town of Gojome, Akita Prefecture. Each life taken is cherished. (Satoshi Takahashi)

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