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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 )

Naoko
- 1081 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
"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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Comments

Regina P. (79)
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 (176)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 3:16 am
Good on her.
 

Birgitta S. (221)
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
Beautiful!
 

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 (19)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 8:11 am
Awesome
 

Kay M. (354)
Sunday August 7, 2011, 7:25 pm
cool
 

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