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In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is said to bring good health as well as warding off evil spirits.
Sumo wrestlers attempt to make babies CRY during ancient Japanese festival believed to ward off evil spirits and bring good health.
For over 400 years the sound of a baby's cry has been the unlikely sound of victory at this unusual festival in Japan.
The Japanese tradition at the Nakizumo festival is believed to bring good health to the infants, and the one who bawls first is the winner.