SHINTO PRIESTS PASS UNDER WOODEN GATE AS PART OF NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS AT MEIJI SHRINE IN TOKYO.
Shinto priests pass under a wooden Torii gate as they head for a rite to prepare for the New Year at Tokyo's Meiji Shrine December 31,1993. Millions of people visit the shrine to pray for their health and prosperity at the start of the New Year. SCANNED FROM NEGATIVE. REUTERS/Kimimasa Mayama AVD/PN