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Japanese diplomat wins hearts by making 357 origami cranes over a year

A video of the Consul General of Japan Hisao Inagaki in Seattle creating identical 357 origami cranes each day over a year has gone viral.

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Bengaluru, First Published Aug 14, 2021, 6:33 PM IST

A video of the Consul General of Japan Hisao Inagaki in Seattle creating identical 357 origami cranes each day over a year has gone viral.

In the video, Hisao Inagaki can be recording the video and can be heard saying that it is his 357th day in Seattle, and he has folded the 357th crane while praying for everyone’s peace and health.

Hisao posted his first video in August last year, and since then, he makes one origami crane each day. Watch the video:

During his 300th day, he showcases all the 300 origami cranes he has made till then. Watch the video:

However, his videos have won the hearts of netizens, and people expressed their love in the comment section.

A user commented that what he is doing is pure meditation, while another user explained that the Japanese legend of Senbazuru says that whoever folds 1,000 origami cranes will be granted a wish.

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