One Thousand Paper Cranes: The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue Topics for Discussion

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What are the functions of the red blood cells and the white blood cells? How does radiation poisoning impact their functionality?

What devastation was caused by the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima? How were heat and wind a factor in the destruction caused by the atomic bomb?

How debilitating was the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan? How long-lasting was this impact?

What were some of Sadako's first symptoms that she was sick? What symptoms later emerged as her condition worsened?

How did Sadako's personality and positive outlook help her deal with her condition? How did she help others who were sick and suffering?

What good did Sadako get out of creating her one thousand cranes? What did the cranes symbolize for her? For others?

What reaction did Sadako's illness and death have on her classmates? How did they work to honor her...

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