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"Idle Hands"

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"Idle Hands"

Have you heard the legend of Sadako Sasaki? In 1955, when Sadako was not yet two years old, a nuclear bomb exploded a mile from her home over Hiroshima, Japan. When she was twelve, Sadako developed leukemia as a result of being drenched by the radioactive black rain that fell over Hiroshima that day. “Tsuru,” the crane, is an ancient Japanese symbol of long-life, hope, good luck and happiness. It is said that if you fold a thousand paper cranes, they will protect you from illness. Sadako said of the cranes, “I will write peace on your wings and you...

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