One Thousand Paper Cranes: The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue - Chapter Ten: The Children's Peace Statue Summary & Analysis

Ishii Takayuki
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Chapter Ten: The Children's Peace Statue Summary and Analysis

The Hiroshima newspaper reported Sadako's death. Her passing was the fourteenth death in the junior high attributed to atomic bomb disease. Members of the Bamboo Class, which was the name of Sadako's class, gathered to share their grief and to think of some way to honor her. One student suggested that they put a marker in Peace Park where children who died from the bombing were honored. But it was an expensive proposition and they didn't know how they could raise the necessary funds. They decided to bring flowers to Sadako's grave every month. They could afford that.

The Sasakis held a memorial for their daughter. Her relatives, classmates, teacher and a young man named Mr. Ichiro Kawamoto were invited. Ichiro was a dedicated young man who devoted much of his...

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