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NAGOYA (Kyodo) Farmers smile on their way to work and people grin in front of an old school about to be closed. A bulldozer plows down a house with a garden full of flowers.

These are just some of the more than 80,000 scenes of the abandoned Gifu village of Tokuyama captured by photographer Tazuko Masuyama, who died March 6 at age 88.

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