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Sunday, February 16, 2014

First Full Moon Ceremony of the Lunar New Year

Chloe Nguyen, 2, reaches for a lantern with father Brandon Nguyen, of Renton, during the First Full Moon Ceremony of the Lunar New Year at the Ksitigarbha Temple in Lynnwood Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. More than 1,000 people visited the Chinese and Vietnamese Buddhist Association for dragon and lion dancers, firecrackers, offering and prayers, as well as a free vegetarian lunch. The Ksitigarbha Temple, home to two Buddhist shrines, is only open during special ceremonies throughout the year. For more information, visit: http://diatangtemple.org.

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