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

Ishii Takayuki
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Chapter Eleven: The Circle of Unity Widens Summary and Analysis

The principals took the information about Sadako and the proposed memorial for children who died from atomic bomb disease back to their schools. Northern cities such as Hokkaido and Tohoku became interested in the project. It was in 1955, the same year that Sadako died, that the Atomic Bomb Museum in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park was opened to the public. The principals who toured the museum were reminded of the horrors of the bombing and became inspired with the idea of a memorial for the children who were victims of the disaster. Children who could closely relate to Sadako became engaged in helping and supporting the fund raising measures for the building of the memorial. Donations began to pour in.

Sadako's former classmates formed an official fund raising group called...

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