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2011-04-11 06:36:00

PRAGUE, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Origami for Japan is organising a worldwide initiative in support of the people of Japan following the recent devastating earthquake and tsunami. Events are being held around the world at which well-wishers will fold a thousand origami paper cranes as a symbol of companionship for those who are suffering. Origami for Japan strongly believes that through mass participation in origami folding events, the initiative will serve both as a memorial...

2011-03-29 17:59:00

ATLANTA, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned children's clothing brand, OshKosh B'Gosh, announced today an initiative to inspire kids to help families in Japan and raise awareness of children affected by the recent tragedy. The program, entitled Cranes for Kids, has a direct, and an immediate, impact: for every origami crane sent to OshKosh B'Gosh by April 25th, the company will donate an article of clothing to children in Japan who have been displaced by the earthquake and...

2011-03-21 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the devastating earthquake and resulting tsunami in Japan on March 11th, Students Rebuild has partnered with DoSomething.org's "Paper Cranes for Japan" campaign to inspire young people worldwide to support their Japanese peers. Paper Cranes for Japan combines the power of DoSomething.org's deep experience engaging youth audiences and the Bezos Family Foundation's commitment to help young people connect, learn, and take action...

2008-08-13 15:01:02

By Thomas J Morgan Some 6,000 paper cranes -- a symbol of peace, fidelity and longevity -- will be distributed at the WaterFire on Saturday. SMITHIFIELD -- Employees of Fidelity Investments, joined by Providence high school students and volunteers from the Institute for the Study & Practice of Nonviolence and organizers of WaterFire, plan today to wrap up a three-month effort to create 6,000 origami cranes to be distributed at the WaterFire event scheduled for Saturday in...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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