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Japanese Culture: Let it Burn! Posted by on Jan 8, 2009

Around the seventh of January and many days afterward, the Japanese have a tradition of burning New Year’s decorations.  Burning the New Year’s decorations symbolizes the act of moving forward.  If you don’t burn the New Year’s decorations, it’s like holding on to the past.  Moreover, holding on to the past is an act that doesn’t help you grow…

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