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July 1, 2019

New Year

On Chinese New Year, worshippers burn incense and pray to the god of compassion. It's the Year of the Pig. Explains Your Shot Photographer Eric Seidner, "Generally thought an unlucky year, one is encouraged to wear red and perform rituals to counter misfortune." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Eric Seidner, National Geographic Your Shot

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