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Topic: Paper Crane Memorial of Love for Simon  (Read 12127 times)
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« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2011 05:31:27 AM »

Beautiful, and may you find comfort.

« Reply #11 on: December 15, 2011 06:19:59 AM »

I can only echo what everyone else has already said in this thread, this is both a beautiful piece of art and craftsmanship aswell as a beautiful way to remember someone who was obviously held dearly in the hearts of many people. I work in an intensive care unit and so I see people on a day to day basis who are praying for their loved ones, in fact I often get to know relatives and friends better than the patients themselves, during my short 2year career I have seen people cope in a variety of ways but this is truely original and inspirational. I wish you well and I'm really sorry for your loss.

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« Reply #12 on: December 15, 2011 06:50:14 AM »

This is a beautiful, moving memorial to Simon. I am so sorry for your loss, and I hope you know that your story and art has touched many people, perfect strangers even, and I hope this soothes your heart a bit.
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« Reply #13 on: December 15, 2011 06:52:10 AM »


Beautiful, touching story and a wonderful memorial. My heart goes out to you <3.

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« Reply #14 on: December 15, 2011 07:54:34 AM »

So very, very sorry for your loss.

Your memorial for Simon is stunning.

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« Reply #15 on: December 15, 2011 08:43:53 AM »

It is indeed beautiful...so glad that you made something creative that will help you with your grief...I am sorry you lost your special person... so many people were thinking of Simon by making cranes...a lovely tribute

I think your idea of burning the remaining cranes is also a good one...I hope it, too, will help you heal and find peace...

Thanks for sharing such a personal story and your lovely cranes


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« Reply #16 on: December 15, 2011 09:13:54 AM »

Your memorial is absolutely stunning and amazing.  Hugs to you and thank you so much for sharing it with us.
« Reply #17 on: December 15, 2011 09:36:36 AM »

I'm so sorry.  This is a beautiful tribute and I love the way you have it displayed.  I also have folded 1,000 cranes, but my display is very different.  I prefer yours.
« Reply #18 on: December 15, 2011 10:38:18 AM »

I'm so sorry for your loss. But this is beautiful. I got goosebumps looking at the final photo. Truly amazing.

« Reply #19 on: December 15, 2011 11:08:31 AM »

Thank you for sharing your story and your stunning memorial piece..so incredibly moving and a testament to the healing power of art
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