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Welcoming Back the Spirits

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Visitors join in some Japanese folk dancing today on Westport’s Jesup Green. The event marked Bon Odori, or Obon, and derives from a traditional Buddhist belief that deceased family members return for a visit once a year in the summer. The festival welcomes the spirits back. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) WestportNow.com photo

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