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Paper Cranes to Hiroshima
Students and Community members are invited to create a “senbazuru” – a Japanese origami crane chain emblematic of good fortune – to send to Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park.
After World War II’s conclusion, a young Japanese girl by the name of Sadako Sasaki developed Leukemia - untreatable at the time - and began folding as many paper cranes as she could, having been familiar with the Japanese legend that anyone who could fold 1,000 origami cranes would have a wish granted. Though Sadako died in 1955, in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park there stands a statue of her. In memory of her efforts, origami cranes are left at Peace Memorial Park to memorialize ancestors andView more
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