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WATCH: Annual Japanese husband-throwing event

By CBS News
Friday, January 24, 2014 6:36 EDT
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Osaka Mayor and Japan Restoration Party co-leader Toru Hashimoto speaks to repoprters in Osaka, on May 17, 2013. Image via AFP.
 
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Residents of Tokamachi, Japan continued a tradition that has been in place since the 18th century – throwing husbands in the snow. The custom, practiced every January 15th, is believed to have started as retaliation against outsiders who married local…



 
 
 
 
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