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Yokoyama_Taikan Cranes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yokoyama_Taikan
Memorial Statue of Sadako Sasaki outside the Noborichō Junior High School in Hiroshima, Japan. Noborichō was her Jr. High school, Photo by Chenmingyu, CC-By-SA, via wikimedia
Memorial Statue of Sadako Sasaki outside the Noborichō Junior High School in Hiroshima, Japan. Noborichō was her Junior High school. This statue was created in 1985. Photo by Chenmingyu, CC-By-SA-3.0, via wikimedia
Sadako Sasaki
Born January 7, 1943
Kusunoki-cho
Hiroshima, Japan
Died October 25, 1955 (aged 12)
Red Cross Hospital
Hiroshima, Japan
Cause of death
Leukemia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadako_Sasaki
The thousand origami cranes were popularized through the story of Sadako Sasaki, a Japanese girl who was 24 months old when she was exposed to radiation from the atomic bombing of Hiroshima during World War II. Sasaki soon developed leukemia and, at age 12 after spending a significant amount of time in a nursing home, began making origami cranes with the goal of making one thousand, inspired by the senbazuru legend.”
Origami Cranes, public domain via wikipedia
Thousand Origami Cranes (千羽鶴 Senbazuru?) is a group of one thousand origami paper cranes…

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