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Topic: 1,000 Origami Cranes  (Read 2714 times)
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« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2011 04:21:20 PM »

Yes, it was! I think I learned about from watching the movie "Rhapsody in August," which is really moving and interesting. In another way, I have wanted to learn to fold cranes since I was a kid, but never learned until now. But the idea to fold 1,000 came from learning more about Japanese traditions via the Sadako story, Rhapsody in August, getting to know friends like Alwaysinmyroom, who have Japanese heritage, and so on. I didn't have exactly one inspiration, but all of these things led me to want to try to make 1,000. It was really fun, it became a challenge to finish a packet of paper by a certain date, etc. I suspect there will be at least another 1,000 in my future! Smiley
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