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Men cram into the temple waiting for priests to drop the sacred talisman at the Hadaka Matsuri, or Naked Festival at Saidaiji Temple in Okayama, Japan. Some 9,000 men battle to grab a pair of lucky sticks thrown by priests in this one of the most vibrant festivals in Japan.  (Photo by Trevor Williams/Getty Images

Men cram into the temple waiting for priests to drop the sacred talisman at the Hadaka Matsuri, or Naked Festival at Saidaiji Temple in Okayama, Japan. Some 9,000 men battle to grab a pair of lucky sticks thrown by priests in this one of the most vibrant festivals in Japan. (Photo by Trevor Williams/Getty Images

An Indian bride waits during a mass-marriage ceremony at a local temple in the old quarters of New Delhi on February 20, 2015. PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images

An Indian bride waits during a mass-marriage ceremony at a local temple in the old quarters of New Delhi on February 20, 2015. PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images

A model wears an outfit by designer Vivienne Westwood, for the Autumn/Winter 2015 show at London Fashion Week, in London, Sunday, Feb. 22,2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

A model wears an outfit by designer Vivienne Westwood, for the Autumn/Winter 2015 show at London Fashion Week, in London, Sunday, Feb. 22,2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Afghan refugee schoolgirls attend a class at a makeshift school on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

Afghan refugee schoolgirls attend a class at a makeshift school on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

 A model is seen at the Sophia Webster presentation during London Fashion Week  on February 22, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

A model is seen at the Sophia Webster presentation during London Fashion Week on February 22, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Chinese performers wear traditional costumes as they wait to perform in Spring Festival celebrations at a Temple Fair on February 21, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Chinese performers wear traditional costumes as they wait to perform in Spring Festival celebrations at a Temple Fair on February 21, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

A performer providing a lion dance for a restaurant as part of celebrations of the Chinese lunar new "year of the sheep" plays around with a customer having his lunch in Hong Kong on February 23, 2015. PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images

A performer providing a lion dance for a restaurant as part of celebrations of the Chinese lunar new “year of the sheep” plays around with a customer having his lunch in Hong Kong on February 23, 2015. PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images

 Bangladesh fire service scuba divers stand on a ferry as they try to fix wires from a crane to lift it after it capsized at Paturia some 70 kms east of Dhaka on February 23, 2015. The death toll in a ferry accident in central Bangladesh soared to 69 on February 23, after more bodies were recovered from the overcrowded boat which sank within minutes of colliding with a cargo vessel. MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images

Bangladesh fire service scuba divers stand on a ferry as they try to fix wires from a crane to lift it after it capsized at Paturia some 70 kms east of Dhaka on February 23, 2015. The death toll in a ferry accident in central Bangladesh soared to 69 on February 23, after more bodies were recovered from the overcrowded boat which sank within minutes of colliding with a cargo vessel. MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images

Bangladesh residents react after finding the body of a relative following a ferry accident at Paturia some 70kms east of Dhaka on February 23, 2015. MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images

Bangladesh residents react after finding the body of a relative following a ferry accident at Paturia some 70kms east of Dhaka on February 23, 2015. MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images

Bangladeshi relatives use torch lights and mobile phone lights to identify dead bodies of  victims after a river ferry. (AP Photo/ A.M. Ahad)

Bangladeshi relatives use torch lights and mobile phone lights to identify dead bodies of victims after a river ferry. (AP Photo/ A.M. Ahad)

A member of Ukrainian military medical unit cries for his four comrades killed near Debaltseve during a ceremony in Artemivsk, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.   (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

A member of Ukrainian military medical unit cries for his four comrades killed near Debaltseve during a ceremony in Artemivsk, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

Relatives and members of a Ukrainian military medical unit mourn for their four comrades killed near Debaltseve during a ceremony in Artemivsk, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.  (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

Relatives and members of a Ukrainian military medical unit mourn for their four comrades killed near Debaltseve during a ceremony in Artemivsk, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

People shout slogans as they march in Kiev, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. In Kiev, thousands participated in a march on Sunday commemorating the events of a year ago and honoring the more than 100 protesters who died during them.  (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

People shout slogans as they march in Kiev, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. In Kiev, thousands participated in a march on Sunday commemorating the events of a year ago and honoring the more than 100 protesters who died during them. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

An Indian Hindu devotee bathes at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati in Allahabad on February 20, 2015. Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images

An Indian Hindu devotee bathes at Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati in Allahabad on February 20, 2015. Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images

A Syrian child receives a vaccination against polio during a campaign organised by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in the rebel-held area of Eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on February 22, 2015. ABD DOUMANY/AFP/Getty Images

A Syrian child receives a vaccination against polio during a campaign organised by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) in the rebel-held area of Eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on February 22, 2015. ABD DOUMANY/AFP/Getty Images

Norway's Rune Velta jumps during the Mixed Team Ski Jumping competition at the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun, Sweden, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Norway’s Rune Velta jumps during the Mixed Team Ski Jumping competition at the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun, Sweden, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Joey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Joey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)