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In Photos: Remembering Antonio Inoki -- From wrestling star to national lawmaker in Japan

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Antonio Inoki gives a performance after a press conference to announce his candidacy in the House of Councillors election under Nippon Ishin (the Japan Innovation Party), at the Diet building on June 5, 2013. (Mainichi/Taro Fujii)

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