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Key to peace is walking in others' shoes


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 21, 2013

~~<p>It's fitting that the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center will be the site of an exceptionally meaningful gesture on this day, celebrated by more than 200 nations around the world as the United Nations' International Day of Peace and Nonviolence, devoted to promoting the ideals of world harmony.</p>
<p>A tiny paper crane is being unveiled at the center, which supports the USS Arizona Memorial. The origami is one of the last few pieces made by Sadako Sasaki, the Hiroshima girl who had hoped to survive leukemia by folding 1,000 paper cranes, appeasing the gods and earning her fondest wish, as legend held.</p>
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It's fitting that the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center will be the site of an exceptionally meaningful gesture on this day, celebrated by more than 200 nations around the world as the United Nations' International Day of Peace and Nonviolence, devoted to promoting the ideals of world harmony.

A tiny paper crane is being unveiled at the center, which supports the USS Arizona Memorial. The origami is one of the last few pieces made by Sadako Sasaki, the Hiroshima girl who had hoped to survive leukemia by folding 1,000 paper cranes, appeasing the gods and earning her fondest wish, as legend held. Login for more...



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