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Sumo Wrestlers Circle in Opening Ceremony

The sumo wrestlers cirlce the combat area before the start of the competition. This is called dohyo-iri, the entering circle ceremony (Wikipedia). The smiling sumo looking at Jack Muro the photographer, is his friend Yoshio "Peanut" Hirai.

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Sumo Wrestlers Circle in Opening Ceremony
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Gift of Jack Muro, Japanese American National Museum (2012.2.52) Copyright is held by the Japanese American National Museum. Short-term educational use with limited circulation is permitted. For all other uses, please ... More »

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