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The Butterfly Project

I hope you will join me in this project for the Holocaust Museum in Houston TX.  It's called the Butterfly Project in memory of 1,500,000 children that perished in the holocaust. 

From the Butterfly Project Site..."In an effort to remember them, Holocaust Museum Houston is collecting 1.5 million handmade butterflies.
The butterflies will eventually comprise a breath-taking exhibition, currently scheduled for Spring 2013, for all to remember. The Museum has already collected an estimated 400,000 butterflies."  The requirements for the butterflies are listed on the site The Butterfly Project .  I plan to crochet butterflies but you can chose the craft of your choice.  Here's a link to one of the patterns I've found so far that could be used http://www.goodtimesithinkso.blogspot.com/2009/09/holocaust-butterfly-pattern-crochet.html

My daughter and I visited the National Holocaust Museum in Washington DC several years ago.  It was one of the most educational and moving experiences of our lives.  If you ever get the chance to go please do so you'll never be the same. 

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