Local and Japanese kids mingle during the Bon Odori festival on July 6, 2013 in Shah Alam, Malaysia. Malaysian and Japanese residents celebrate the Bon Odori festival which is held every summer to honor the spirits of ancestors who have passed away. (Getty Images)
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