August 10, 2011

Paro Brings Comfort to Japan

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After the devastating catastrophe in Japan, Daiwa House donated two of its Paros to a previously abandoned retirement home in Suisyoen. Because real animal therapy is not always possible, residents can hold these substitutes and somehow find them comforting. While the sealbots would normally cost about $155 a month to lease, the generous company left Love and Peace for a 2 year stint. Our kudos to Daiwa!

Via Reuters

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at August 10, 2011 11:23 AM
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