Inside Children's Blog akronchildrens.org

1,000 cranes over Akron construct story of hope, community

As massive, steel cranes dominate Akron’s skyline to construct the new building, cranes of a far more delicate sort have been rising up as well.

While planning and beginning construction, the design team took on a team-building exercise to fold 1,000 origami paper cranes. Their efforts culminated recently into a breathtaking bouquet of color, camaraderie and compassion.