Posted by on January 2, 2019 3:38 am
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More than 90,000 people gather in Tokyo to see Emperor Akihito and family

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Tokyo for Emperor Akihito’s final new year appearance of his reign months before he abdicates.

“I am truly happy to celebrate the new year with all of you under such cloudless skies,” he told the crowd from a balcony at the Imperial Palace on Wednesday.

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