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Parents' tiny tribute has global appeal

Image: a Jactor accompanies Stones' guitarist Keith Richard's guitar in Sydney.

Jactor Project travels to four corners

A unique tribute to Island brothers Jacques and Torin Lakeman has travelled around the globe in the two years since they died.

Amid terrible grief, in December 2014, the boys' father Ray from Port St Mary, came up with an unusual idea to salute their lives.

He distributed hundreds of Warhammer figures to friends and well-wishers, and asked people to leave them hidden in special places on their travels.

Posted by Jactor Project on Friday, 11 November 2016

The boys had long enjoyed collecting and painting the miniatures - so Ray named them Jactors, to reflect both sons' names.

Cousin Derrick has been out and about visiting,Cambodia, Singapore, Malaysia and Laos. Not a great one for taking photos but jactors left all over including the Bayon Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Posted by Jactor Project on Friday, 30 September 2016

So far they've been left in 94 countries.

Pete Forrest After several hours walking up and down San Fransisco to get there, we got to the Golden Gate Bridge to...

Posted by Jactor Project on Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Ray says the idea reflects the boys' wide knowledge and interests.

See more photos from the Jactor Project here.

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