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The shoes of what appear to be a woman, man and two children lie at the base of a tree in Aokigahara Jukai, better known as the Mt. Fuji suicide forest, which is located at the base of Japan's famed mountain west of Tokyo, Japan. It is not unusual for those contemplating suicide to lay out a sheet or item of clothing to lie on, but removing their shoes before they do. PHOTOGRAPHER: ROB GILHOOLY