What Were These Mysterious Balloons Flying Over US Mainland?

The Apology

In 1989, seven Japanese women who made part of the balloon bomb that detonated in Oregon apologized for their part. They sent a formal apology and a 1000 hand crafted origami cranes – a long-time Japanese tradition. The 1000 cranes often symbolize peace, good luck, and a wish in ancient Japanese folklore.

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