The defibrillator and the cigarette vending machine

My son just returned from two weeks in southern Japan, and brought home hundreds of beautiful photos. We’re enjoying looking at them and sharing his trip memories.

However, we got the biggest laugh out of this unlikely juxtaposition on the shrine island of Miyajima: a Medtronic Lifepak defibrillator next to a cigarette vending machine.

Intentional, do you think, or coincidental? (click the picture to enlarge)

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