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PHOTOS: Buddhists celebrate Obon in San Luis Obispo

The San Luis Obispo Buddhist Church held its annual Obon Festival at the San Luis Obispo Veterans Memorial Building. Four young children dressed for the festival are from left: Haruka Nishimura, (blue) age 5, Kosuke Nishimura (spots), age 7, and Yuina Ogiwara, age 3 (pink) all are from Templeton. On right is Eimi Carter, age 2 (yellow) from Paso Robles.
The San Luis Obispo Buddhist Church held its annual Obon Festival at the San Luis Obispo Veterans Memorial Building. Four young children dressed for the festival are from left: Haruka Nishimura, (blue) age 5, Kosuke Nishimura (spots), age 7, and Yuina Ogiwara, age 3 (pink) all are from Templeton. On right is Eimi Carter, age 2 (yellow) from Paso Robles. Special to The Tribune

On Saturday, the San Luis Obispo Buddhist Church held its annual Obon Festival at the Veterans Building. The event is held to remember and celebrate ancestors.

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