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7th annual 'World Sword Swallowers Day'

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Saturday was the 7th annual World Sword Swallowers Day.

And sword swallowers around the globe got together to celebrate the occasion, including in the tristate area.

Nearly a dozen gathered in the lobby of Ripley’s Believe It or Not in Times Square for a free performance.

The group showed their skills at the same time.

By the way, sword swallowing is an ancient art, with the technique dating back centuries.

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