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Posted by: Corry Roach on 11/16/2010 | 0 Comments

A few days ago, I was browsing through my writings, and came upon this poem I wrote when my son was small. Although a few days late for Remembrance Day, there is no doubt that its message is relevant every day of the year. It also attests that often, from the mouths of babes comes great wisdom...

Posted by: Corry Roach on 11/9/2010 | 0 Comments

It appears to have become a theme that our response as average Canadians to Remembrance Day carries with it a greater passion and meaning than before we became involved in Afghanistan and as peace keepers elsewhere around the globe. As we began bringing home our fallen heroes who had paid the ultimate sacrifice, as well as the men and women who returned with hidden and maimed wounds that were both physical and psychological in nature, we as a peaceful nation needed to evaluate and change our attitude towards what it means to be Canadian, and what it means to stand for something we strongly believe in.

 



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