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There’s an area in Miyagi Prefecture called Kejonuma that’s home to an arresting legend.

Kejonuma means “pond of the ghost woman,” and the tale that gave birth to this name tells of a beautiful damsel, daughter of a rich farmer, who lived near a pond supposedly well-known for snakes living around it.

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