november 11/11/11

by helen rogers

Went to the Canadian Cross in the New Forest to pay respect to the bravey of my fathers cousin who was stationed in the New Forest prior to the D day invasion. Sadly he did not make it back to Canada. Also, to think about the men and women who are risking their lives as I type this.
The day was over cast, the leaves were golden. Around 20 people stood in silence to reflect . I left with a sense of sadness but also of peace and greatfulness.

Thank you Helen. A very poignant and moving experience which you have shared with us. A time to reflect.

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