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1,040 Paper Cranes Made By 96-Year-Old Woman To Honor Tsunami Victims Displayed at Festival

Offbeat  (tags: paper cranes, paper folding, tsuru, 96-year-old woman, tsunami, victims, lost loved ones, prayer, Japan, Tohoku, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, tanabata festival, world war 2, devastation )

- 1571 days ago -
"The disaster claimed the lives of people in the prime of their lives, young people with big dreams, and even children who made everyone smile. When I thought about the people who lost their loved ones, all I could do was fold paper cranes in prayer."

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Regina P. (67)
Saturday August 6, 2011, 4:09 am
Noted with amazement. Thanks for the article

. (0)
Saturday August 6, 2011, 10:54 pm
A true labor of love. Thanks.

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 3:16 am
Good on her.

Birgitta S. (206)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 6:21 am
Appreciating Her, a Real Lady with A Very Big Heart

Jaime F. (0)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 6:53 am

Arlana G. (1)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 7:00 am
Arigato Kato-san. (^_^)

Jo Asprec (0)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 7:08 am
Bravo Toki Kato! Beautiful prayer of 1040 hanging cranes to honor the earthquake victioms!

Ginger Strivelli (20)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 8:11 am

Kay M. (345)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 7:25 pm

. (0)
Monday August 8, 2011, 8:28 am
How wonderful!
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