You've probably heard the story of the sick girl who was told to fold 1000 cranes, so that she might be healed. Have you ever wondered what so many cranes would look like and what you would do with so many?
A member of my extended family faced a major illness a couple of years ago, and a Japanese friend folded 1000 cranes for him. This is how it was presented:
The cranes each measure approximately one inch and are interlocking. Below is a close-up.