Tag: marathoners with only one lung

Hanging cranes, Deirdre Durant

Two Lung Carcinoid Survivors Inspire and Lead the Way

August 17, 2011

Deirdre Durant finished folding the last of 1,000 origami cranes only days before surgery to remove her left lung.  She was seeking to fulfill the ancient Japanese legend that promises anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish …