An offering of cranes, and peace, to Japan

Karen LeSage and Deborah Carter guided Nick (left) and Sandy Rauch in the folding of origami cranes as part of Sunday school at St. John’s Episcopal Church March 20. The Rauch family was visiting from South Carolina. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — Sunday school students at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Salisbury spent Sunday morning, March 20, making origami cranes and learning about the recent tragedies in Japan.

Karen LeSage and Deborah Carter (who is married to the Rev. John Carter, the minister at St. John’s) had seven youngsters (and one reporter) folding thin pieces of paper to produce the cranes.

Two of the children were visitors: Nick and Sandy Rauch, from Beaufort, S.C. The Rauches (with their parents, Bill and Sarah) were in town visiting friends.

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