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Japanese legend says that tsuru (cranes) are said to live for 1,000 years. Because they also mate for life, they are symbols of fidelity & longevity.They also represent good luck, happiness & peace.

Tsuru, oil on canvas, 1994
Vicky K. Murakami-Tsuda

vkm — Last modified Feb 28 2012 5:04 p.m.

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