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Begin to process grief and remember those lost using the art form of origami. Learn to fold an origami swan using square, origami paper, and befriend the often confusing and sometimes unsettling feelings experienced during bereavement and after loss. With each origami swan that takes shape, meditates, grieves, and honors their memory. Learn that grief has no timeline and carries no expiration. Feelings, as confusing as they may be, are a valid and necessary part of the healing journey. Begin that journey today with this beautifully illustrated book. Using black-and-white nature illustrations paired with pressed flowers and grasses, artist Michèle Saint-Michel takes you by the hand and leads you down the path toward healing. Step-by-step instructions assist even those unfamiliar with origami to fold a paper swan. Using poetic language and Japanese design aesthetics, Saint-Michel builds a robust world where escape is possible: a world of magical, flightless birds, where grief and loss can be embodied and explored. Give this book as a thoughtful, quiet gift to someone you care about or to yourself.