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The Girl Who Transformed the Paper Crane Into the Symbol for Peace and Hope

Michael Rose | Posted 10.20.2013 | World
Michael Rose

She knew the prognosis wasn't good and she didn't want to die. Her father told her a Japanese legend that said if you folded one thousand paper cranes you would be granted a wish. She began furiously folding cranes.

Good Weapons Make Good Neighbors

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

This week marks the 63rd anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and nowhere are people as united as they are in Japan in the conviction that nuclear weapons must never be used again.