Daily Archives: August 18, 2013

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  • 1000 Cranes, posted 2013-08-18

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    Yesterday and today Art Hill in Forest Park was covered not by snow and sleds, but instead by 1000 large origami cranes.  The cranes are a tribute to fallen first responders, both police and firefighters.  But they’re also a symbol of hope, that first responders will stay safe in the coming year.  The St. Louis Crane Project is based on a Japanese legend that if you fold a thousand cranes you get a wish, in this case “the safety of first responders”.

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