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Issue 130 (Summer 2019)

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  • International Origami Exhibit, Chicago
  • Letter from the President
  • A New Twist on... Twists, by Miguel Gañán
  • Our Guy in England, by Laura Rozenberg
  • The Power of Community, by Maxwell Jones
  • Origami as a cognitive stimulation tool for adults, for people with dementia and their caregivers, by Daniela Izquierdo and Elvira Ruiz
  • How to Teach Origami to Those with Special Needs, by Scott Gold Lotusland in Origami, by L.S.
  • The Pajarita: Not a Mere Children's Game, by Laura Rozenberg
  • If I Could Fold The World, by Sophie Usherwood
  • Paperfolding to Change a Culture, by Nanci Tangeman

From the Home–Office

  • Obituary: Linda Bogan. The Gift of Delight, by Gay Merrill Gross
  • News from The Source
  • Global Events Calendar
  • PCOC 2019
  • Scholarship Fundraising 2019


  • Pureland Penguin Colony, by Mick Guy
  • Beak Unit, by Tung Ken Lam