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Linda Ohama Cloth Letters Project

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One year ago, the world was stunned with the news of a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that hit the coast of Japan. 19,000 people  are killed or missing  the lives of thousands more in Tohoku are changed forever.

Japanese-Canadian filmmaker and artist Linda Ohama launched the Cloth Letters Project. Hundreds of Canadian children drew, painted and embroidered cloth squares with images of hope and support to the thousands of Japanese children of Tohoku. Soon, the cloth letters were sewn together and were big enough to fill a gymnasium. Linda Ohama talks about how the Cloth Letters Project continues to grow and how Tohoku still needs our support.

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