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    A game that foretells your destiny in life? It all sounds a little bit too superstitious and speculative for an infant to handle. Though for many Japanese babies turning 1, it's all part of an age old tradition called Erabitori (選び取り). A custom where the first item that the baby touches from a selection indicates their possible future talent or career.

    From the items that my brother-in-law's twin girls picked up here here, it looks like they truly are blessed to have a happy and fortunate road ahead.