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Lest We Forget

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In Canada as well as in other British Commonwealth countries today is Remembrance Day – in the United States it is called Veteran’s Day. No matter where you live or what you call it, November 11th,…

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Lest we Forget

My annual Remembrance Day tribute: Lest We Forget  

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Lest We Forget

In Canada as well as in other British Commonwealth countries today is Remembrance Day – in the United States it is called Veteran’s Day. No matter where you live or what you call it, November 11th, the anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Never Forget – Veteran’s Day – Washington DC

I thought I’d share a couple of photographs that would be appropriate for today. I took these during a visit to the National Mall in Washington DC in July 2012. If there’s one thing I can say about our American neighbours is … Continue reading

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Never Forget – Why We Wear the Poppy

The armistice that ended battlefield hostilities during World War I started at the eleventh hour, on the eleventh day, of the eleventh month in 1918. Here in Canada wearing a Red Poppy on the left lapel, the one closest to the heart, is a tradition we … Continue reading

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