JAPANESE CELEBRATE NEW YEAR AT MEIJI SHRINE IN TOKYO.
A boy sitting on his father's shoulder prays at the Meiji Shrine in
Tokyo on New Year's Day January 1, 2002. Over two million people are
expected to visit the shrine during the first three days of the new
year. Millions of people visit shrines and temples all over the country
to pray for long life and happiness. REUTERS/Kimimasa Mayama