While standing at the base of The Brooding Soldier in St. Julien, I had tears in my eyes and was filled with mixed emotions.
Compared to these times, our problems seem trivial. By understanding the cost of our mistakes, perhaps we can learn never to repeat them again.
Soft autumn early morning. People sitting at outdoor tables. Writing letters quickly, before the onrushing winter rain.
It was World War II and enemy bombs rained on London, England, leaving death and destruction in their path. This is the true story of a young girl during the most terrifying 24 hours of her life – separated from her family, trapped in a collapsing bomb shelter and wondering if death would be a welcome release from the pain and fear.
Sometimes an event takes on a life of its own and transports us to new places. That’s how I felt when I attended the Remembrance Day ceremonies at the War Memorial in Ottawa this past Friday. Although I knew that the program would unofficially start at 10:40 a.m., I assumed that I’d have lots of […]
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Donna Leskoesek shares the story of generational connection and a Remembrance Day wedding.
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Michael Lebowitz reflects on Veterans Day, the freedom to choose and peace.