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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Talaya Mackey (left) and her buddy Ja-nia Navarro (right) play the lead role in Sadako and 1000 Paper Cranes, a play by Eleanor Coerr, at Rocky River High School. What started as a simple partnership between theater students and the EC class at Rocky River has turned into a full blown production, using a buddy system to put on the show.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Alayna Galloway (left) and Talaya Mackey (right) rehearse a scene from Sadako and 1000 Paper Cranes, a play by Eleanor Coerr, at Rocky River High School. What started as a simple partnership between theater students and the EC class at Rocky River has turned into a full blown production, using a buddy system to put on the show.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Shayla Mathurin (left) and Talaya Mackey rehearse a scene from Sadako and 1000 Paper Cranes, a play by Eleanor Coerr, at Rocky River High School. What started as a simple partnership between theater students and the EC class at Rocky River has turned into a full blown production, using a buddy system to put on the show.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Talaya Mackey (right) and her buddy Ja-nia Navarro (left) rehearse a scene from Sadako and 1000 Paper Cranes, a play by Eleanor Coerr, at Rocky River High School. What started as a simple partnership between theater students and the EC class at Rocky River has turned into a full blown production, using a buddy system to put on the show.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Talaya Mackey (left) and her buddy Ja-nia Navarro (right) rehearse a scene from Sadako and 1000 Paper Cranes, a play by Eleanor Coerr, at Rocky River High School. What started as a simple partnership between theater students and the EC class at Rocky River has turned into a full blown production, using a buddy system to put on the show.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Talaya Mackey (left) and her buddy Ja-nia Navarro (right) rehearse a scene from Sadako and 1000 Paper Cranes, a play by Eleanor Coerr, at Rocky River High School. What started as a simple partnership between theater students and the EC class at Rocky River has turned into a full blown production, using a buddy system to put on the show.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Talaya Mackey rehearses the closing scene from Sadako and 1000 Paper Cranes, a play by Eleanor Coerr, at Rocky River High School. What started as a simple partnership between theater students and the EC class at Rocky River has turned into a full blown production, using a buddy system to put on the show.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    (L to R) Emily Cabrera, Dorian Thomas, Hutton Santos, and Ryan Edwards rehearse as the dancers in Sadako and 1000 Paper Cranes.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    (L to R) Emily Cabrera, Dorian Thomas, Hutton Santos, and Ryan Edwards rehearse as the dancers in Sadako and 1000 Paper Cranes.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Choreographer Page Mingus (left) leads dancers (left to right) Emily Cabrera, Dorian Thomas, Hutton Santos, Ryan Edwards during rehearsal.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Najee Isham rehearses a dance step during rehearsal of Sadako and 1000 Paper Cranes.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    (L to R) Sean Myhand, Edwards Blevins, Sarkeethia Lawson, Casmir Strom, Nyla Graves, Talaya Mackey, and Ja-nia Navarro rehearse Sadako and 1000 Paper Cranes.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Edward Bleviins (left) and Jordan Walker (right) rehearse their parts in the play Sadako and 1000 Paper Cranes.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Lorrell Wills (center), and his buddy Amari-El Thompson (right) rehearse Sadako and 1000 Paper Cranes.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Sarkeethia Lawson, Casmir Strom, Talaya Mackey, and Ja-nia Navarro rehearse Sadako and 1000 Paper Cranes.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Alayna Galloway hands a paper crane to Talaya Mackey, who portrays Sadako during rehearsal Wednesday.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    (Left to right) Alayna Galloway, her buddy Dyana San, with Talaya Mackey and her buddy Ja-nia Navarro symbolically make paper cranes during rehearsal of Sadako and the 1000 Paper Cranes.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Talaya Mackey uses hand gestures to fold paper cranes during rehearsal of Sadako and the 1000 Paper Cranes.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Jordan Walker, Sean Myhand, Talaya Mackey and Ja-nia Navarro rehearse at Rocky River High School on Wednesday.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Dante Rodriguez and Shayla Mathurin during rehearsal at Rocky River high School. What started as a simple partnership between theater students and the EC class has turned into a full blown production, using a buddy system to put on the show.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    (Front L to R) Nyla Graves, Jordan Walker, Edward Blevins, Lorell Wills, Casmin Strom, Talaya Mackey, and buddies (back L to R) Tamera Washington, Sean Myhand, Richard Olguin, Amari-El Thompson, Sarkeethia Lawson, Ja-nia Navarro rehearse on Wednesday.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Daniel Machon photographs and videotapes rehearsal on Wednesday.
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