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In Photos: 'Ice flowers' flourishing as Japan seeks to beat summer heat

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"Ice flower" blocks, foreground, and round ice cubes for restaurants, in containers in the background, are seen at Onoda Shoten Co.'s Otakebashi plant in Tokyo's Arakawa Ward, in this recent photo. (Mainichi/Koichiro Tezuka)

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