Watch ‘Once in a Lifetime Class’ Fold 1,000 Paper Cranes to Bless One Student

The kids in this Catholic school class learned plenty about history, math, and science this year – but most importantly, they learned about kindness, unity, and love.

Owen Guertin of Carondelet Catholic School in Minneapolis, Minnesota was diagnosed with an arteriovenous malformation in November: a condition in which the blood vessels in the 4th grader’s brain were tangled. If the malformation is left untreated, the vessels can rupture, causing death.

Though Owen’s parents were understandably devastated – as the boy’s cousin recently passed away from the same condition – Owen’s classmates and teacher in room 101 were also upset.

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As the boy prepared for surgery at the Boston Children’s Hospital, his fellow students missed his presence in the classroom. Every day, Owen’s favorite teddy bear dressed in the Catholic school…

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