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Still Standing

You were standing when you were honouring us
You were standing when you stood for something
You were standing when you were protecting us
You were standing until your fall was heard… 57 more words

Street life: Homeless soldier

Scott is a soldier who has been medically discharged from the army and was living in his car and on friends sofas when I took this photograph. 144 more words


018 Khudadad Khan and the apparent death of Hollebeke

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Colonial troops on white battlefields 

 It is Sunday 25 October 1914. It is the 18th week after the shooting at Sarajevo. 1,829 more words

#OttawaStrong = #CanadaStrong

If you didn’t already know, Ottawa took a hit but got up and knocked the person the fuck out.

For years, millenniums even, wars have been waging based on two of the most potent combination of words and feelings in the human race. 913 more words


RIP Nathan Cirillo

At 11:00 AM this morning Cpl. Nathan Cirillo traveled from Ottawa to Hamilton on the Highway of Heroes. In this photo, my hometown shows support for Cpl. 18 more words


Bystanders who tried to save Cpl. Cirillo recall soldier's last moments

WATCH ABOVE: Martin Magnan describes the scene as he and other bystanders tried to save Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s life.

As Cpl. Nathan Cirillo lay dying near the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, a team of strangers worked together like a well-oiled machine to try to keep the reservist from Hamilton, Ont., alive. 309 more words