Boy’s love for Morning Glories lives on long after his passing…

This is a nice story about a boy’s love of Morning Glories, and his mother’s love for him, which she spreads to the tsunami survivors through seeds from the flowers he grew just before he died, and which he never lived to see bloom.

Morning glories at Kamaishi temporary housing

Morning glory blossom, grown from seeds originally tended by a boy who died of leukemia in Tainai, Niigata Prefecture, blossom at a temporary housing for disaster victims in Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture. (Shingo Kuzutani)

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