Paper Crane pictures were donated to Sadako's Statue in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park by many schools The works are many beautiful works of art for peace donated from many children around the world to express their prayer for peace at Sadako's Statue?
Sadako Sasaki was two years old when Hiroshima was bombed; she died of leukemia 10 years later. Sadako attempted to fold 1000 craines. It is Japanese legend that folding 1000 craines so pleases the gods, they will grant your wish. The folding of the craines and Sadako's story have become an inspiration for children all over the world in their wish for world peace.