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For a while, if you visit The Shop at Trinity Church in Copley Square, Boston, and wander over to the children’s section, you will see an array of paper cranes dangling from the ceiling…

… like a wave of birds in flight …

… colors bright and warm …

… shadows cast upon the ceiling in the wavering lights.

The birds were made by Anulfo Baez, a guest contributor on this site before.  Upon learning that Shop staff were contemplating a new window display involving birds, he donated his origami creations.  Several hundred in number, he had originally intended to make 1,000.  Do you know the lore surrounding One Thousand Cranes?

Even if you do know, read Anulfo’s story, One Thousand Paper Cranes for Japan.  While he did not reach his original goal, I think what he did create will bring a bit of brightness and joy into the life of anyone who has the opportunity to see his art repurposed.

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