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Firefighters' ladder tricks at New Year's celebration in Tokyo

Yoshikazu Tsuno / AFP - Getty Images

Dressed in 19th century Japanese fire fighting uniform, a member of the Edo (Tokyo) Firemanship Commemoration Association performs on a bamboo ladder for a New Year's celebration event outside a Tokyo department store on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. The popular traditional firefighters' stunt attracts New Year shoppers to the department store every year.

Yoshikazu Tsuno / AFP - Getty Images

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