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Roméo Dallaire: Waiting for First Light

This is the fourth book that I have read from the CBC Canada Reads 2017 Longlist, and probably the first one that I can see actually making it into the shortlist. 458 more words

Book Reviews

our wounded soldiers...our wounded lives...

“…kind of like my nightmares: they may not have been real, but they were the truth.”

                                                                                Romeo Dallaire

It’s pretty obvious from the current media coverage that we know about as much about PTSD in popular culture today as we did about medicine 150 years ago. 551 more words

Culture

Waiting for First Light: My Battle with PTSD

The phrase ‘must-read’ is warranted for Roméo Dallaire’s memoir Waiting for First Light: My Battle with PTSD. Especially poignant if you are Canadian and are concerned with how our country treats our veterans, or you have an interest in international affairs, human rights, and mental health. 338 more words

Books

Waiting For First Light My Ongoing Battle with PTSD – a Review

By Marvin Ross

Beyond the basic concepts, I’m not all that familiar with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and, as a fan of Canadian General Romeo Dallaire, I got his latest book on that topic. 609 more words

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Canadian Icon Speaks Up about Mental Health

Romeo Dallaire demystifies full house in Cote Saint-Luc

Guest contribution by: Dr. Judy Hagshi

It is humbling to listen to an accomplished and heroic figure talk about his vulnerabilities and demons. 406 more words

Events

Senator Roméo Dallaire to speak in Côte Saint-Luc

The Honourable Senator Romeo Dallaire will be in Côte Saint-Luc on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 2 pm to discuss his new memoir, Waiting for First Light, where he delves into his personal and ongoing battle with post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. 215 more words

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So Are They All

I WROTE A SHORT STORY CALLED “So Are They All”. It is one of a collection of over fifty that I have created, many of them about the fictitious Mennonite village of Hartplatz. 1,034 more words