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Noriaki Iwashima gestures as he lies in a coffin to try it out during an end-of-life seminar held by Japan's largest retailer Aeon Co in Tokyo October 24, 2014. (Photo by Toru Hanai/Reuters)

Noriaki Iwashima gestures as he lies in a coffin to try it out during an end-of-life seminar held by Japan's largest retailer Aeon Co in Tokyo October 24, 2014. Funeral arrangements are normally left to those who have been left behind but the latest trend in Japan, which literally translates to “End of life” preparations, is for the ageing to prepare their own funerals and graves before they set off on their journey to the great beyond. With a population that is expected to shrink by nearly 30 million people over the next 50 years, the market for funerals, graves and anything related to the afterlife is still very much alive. (Photo by Toru Hanai/Reuters)
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10 Nov 2014 13:48:00
A man carries a figurine of Santa Muerte or The Saint of Death during the first prayer of the New Year in Mexico City, Mexico January 1, 2017. (Photo by Carlos Jasso/Reuters)

A man carries a figurine of Santa Muerte or The Saint of Death during the first prayer of the New Year in Mexico City, Mexico January 1, 2017. Nuestra Señora de la Santa Muerte is a female deity of Mexican folk religion, venerated primarily in Mexico and the Southwestern United States. (Photo by Carlos Jasso/Reuters)
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03 Jan 2017 11:23:00
Stray dogs stand on tombs in Diamond Hill cemetery in Hong Kong, China, 04 April 2017. (Photo by Jerome Favre/EPA)

Stray dogs stand on tombs in Diamond Hill cemetery in Hong Kong, China, 04 April 2017. According to the lunar calendar, the Qingming Festival is observed on 04 April . The Qingming Festival, also known as Tomb-Sweeping Day, is marked by Chinese people by going to the cemetery to cleaning up tombs, bring flowers, and making offerings to their ancestors. (Photo by Jerome Favre/EPA)
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05 Apr 2017 09:30:00
Relatives clean the body of Paul Sampe Lumba who has been dead for seven yeas during the Ma'nene ritual at Panggala Village on August 26, 2016 in Toraja, Indonesia. (Photo by Sijori Images/Barcroft Images)

Relatives clean the body of Paul Sampe Lumba who has been dead for seven yeas during the Ma'nene ritual at Panggala Village on August 26, 2016 in Toraja, Indonesia. The Ma'nene ritual in performed during a ceremony every three years, where the dead are exhumed for a change of clothes, among the people of Toraja as an expression of the love of the surviving family. (Photo by Sijori Images/Barcroft Images)
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09 Sep 2016 09:12:00
In this August 31, 2017, photo, mock fish are displayed to offer to the ancestors during the “Hungry Ghost Festival” in Hong Kong. (Photo by Kin Cheung/AP Photo)

In this August 31, 2017, photo, mock fish are displayed to offer to the ancestors during the “Hungry Ghost Festival” in Hong Kong. Countless hungry and restless ghosts are roaming Hong Kong, and the world, to visit their living ancestors, at least according to Chinese convention. In traditional Chinese belief, the seventh month of the lunar year is reserved for the Hungry Ghost festival, or Yu Lan, a raucous celebration marked by feasts and music. (Photo by Kin Cheung/AP Photo)
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05 Sep 2017 09:22:00
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania). At 610m deep and 260 sq km, this is the largest unflooded caldera in the world. A blue-green vision from above it's a haven for engangered wildlife and Maasai livestock. The crater was formed three million years ago when a giant volcano, which could have been as high as Kilimanjaro, exploded and collapsed. The caldera formed the concentric fractures in the crust cracked down to a magma reservoir deep underground. (Photo by John Bryant/Getty Images)

Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania). At 610m deep and 260 sq km, this is the largest unflooded caldera in the world. A blue-green vision from above it's a haven for engangered wildlife and Maasai livestock. The crater was formed three million years ago when a giant volcano, which could have been as high as Kilimanjaro, exploded and collapsed. The caldera formed the concentric fractures in the crust cracked down to a magma reservoir deep underground. (Photo by John Bryant/Getty Images)
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28 Mar 2014 08:08:00
Members of the Mayossa folk dance group pour water on a young woman in Kiskunmajsa, Hungary on April 2, 2018. According to an old Hungarian tradition, celebrated for several hundred years, young men pour water on young women, who in exchange present their sprinklers with beautifully colored eggs on Easter Monday. (Photo by Sandor Ujvari/EPA/EFE/Rex Features/Shutterstock)

Members of the Mayossa folk dance group pour water on a young woman in Kiskunmajsa, Hungary on April 2, 2018. According to an old Hungarian tradition, celebrated for several hundred years, young men pour water on young women, who in exchange present their sprinklers with beautifully colored eggs on Easter Monday. (Photo by Sandor Ujvari/EPA/EFE/Rex Features/Shutterstock)
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08 Apr 2018 07:48:00
In this February 19, 2017 photo, a statue of the Death Saint stands inside Mercy Church as Juan Carlos Avila Mercado gives a service, on the edge of Mexico City's Tepito neighborhood. “She chooses them and has always been with us”, said Avila, who says he is a Catholic priest, but who is not listed among the archdiocese's priests. “We are born and we die with death”. (Photo by Marco Ugarte/AP Photo)

In this February 19, 2017 photo, a statue of the Death Saint stands inside Mercy Church as Juan Carlos Avila Mercado gives a service, on the edge of Mexico City's Tepito neighborhood. “She chooses them and has always been with us”, said Avila, who says he is a Catholic priest, but who is not listed among the archdiocese's priests. “We are born and we die with death”. (Photo by Marco Ugarte/AP Photo)
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14 Mar 2017 00:01:00