Children Full of Life (1 of 5) 
Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 12:11AM
Mary Andersen

"In the award-winning documentary Children Full of Life, a fourth-grade class in a primary school in Kanazawa, northwest of Tokyo, learn lessons about compassion from their homeroom teacher, Toshiro Kanamori. He instructs each to write their true inner feelings in a letter, and read it aloud in front of the class. By sharing their lives, the children begin to realize the importance of caring for their classmates."

It shows the universality of the healing power of peer support for grieving children. 

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