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California Peace Crane Event - 9.13.2009

Riverside Sister City Obuasi, Ghana Mayor John Ackon (in red) makes origami peace cranes with Meiko Inaba and Mayor Ron Loveridge. The origami cranes were made as part of the California Peace Crane Project, which is making 1 crane for every Japanese-American from California interned during WWII.
HRC Chair Gladys Walker shows off her origami crane.
From left to right – Yoko Boucher (member of IRC’s Obuasi and Sendai Committees), Obuasi Mayor John Ackon, Valerie Suba-Smith, Meiko Inaba, Mayor Ron Loveridge, and Emmanuel Wilson Sey (President of Obuasi Sister Cities International)
Mayor Loveridge adds his crane into the growing collection of peace cranes.
Obuasi Mayor Ackon adds his crane to the collection.
HRC Chair Gladys Walker adds her crane to the collection.
Mayor Ron Loveridge and Obuasi Mayor John Ackon shake hands outside of the Riverside Metropolitan Museum on September 13, 2009.
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