105 Paper

The book of science

Tom Sharp

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The magic of paper

Paper moon

“I shall write peace upon your wings, and you shall fly around the world so that children will no longer have to die this way.” —credited to Sadako Sasaki, who died from the effects of the nuclear bomb on Hiroshima

“Say, it’s only a paper moon / Sailing over a cardboard sea / But it wouldn’t be make-believe / If you believed in me.” —E. Y. Harburg and Billy Rose

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