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This poster for the Hiroshima Peace Memorial held in Toronto, Canada is inspired by the story of the thousand papers cranes. It is a true story a… Read More
This poster for the Hiroshima Peace Memorial held in Toronto, Canada is inspired by the story of the thousand papers cranes. It is a true story about a girl named Sadako who developed leukemia from the radiation and spent her time in a nursing home creating origami cranes in hope of making a thousand of them. She was inspired to do so by the Japanese legend that one who created a thousand origami cranes would then be granted a wish. The familiar shape of the mushroom cloud is comprised of hundred of paper cranes and serves as a grave but quiet reminder of the atrocities at Hiroshima. Read Less
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This poster for the Hiroshima Peace Memorial held in Toronto, Canada is inspired by the story of the thousand papers cranes. It is a true story about a girl named Sadako who developed leukemia from the radiation and spent her time in a nursing home creating origami cranes in hope of making a thousand of them. She was inspired to do so by the Japanese legend that one who created a thousand origami cranes would then be granted a wish. The familiar shape of the mushroom cloud is comprised of hundred of paper cranes and serves as a grave but quiet reminder of the atrocities at Hiroshima.