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The Yomiuri Shimbun

The Yomiuri Shimbun Staff at the Asahiamehonpo Kaguraya confectionery shop in Asakura, Fukuoka Prefecture, wrap chitose ame long stick candies in paper illustrated with cranes and turtles — two animals that symbolize long life and health. Chitose ame are eaten during the Shichigosan festival to pray for a child’s safe and healthy future.

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