Remembrence day ! Salute to all those ...

October 20, 2008

I was just reading an article in the early ours of monday morning. Being a Realtor most of my time is spent meeting people and helping them move into their dream home where they can stay as family together. 

However, there are people who stay away from their beloved ones !

aren't my shoulders meant for you to cry on?

It was the Second World War. A million young Canadians were marching off to risk their lives. One of them, David K. Hazzard, was separated from his beloved wife Audrey, but soon found a way to fight the loneliness with his pen.

He wrote hundreds of letters, beginning each the same way 'Dear Sweetheart.' They are a riveting account of what he went through.

How did he cope without Audrey and his two young daughters? How did they cope without him? In the weeks ahead, the series Dear Sweetheart will new letters daily. In the end, their story is our story.

We tell it as a homage to those who died, the 180,000 veterans who survive, their children, their grandchildren and Canada's fighting families today.

These letters were written as David left Canada.

Rread more : http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/Page/document/v5/templates/blog?hub=WBwbdearsweetheart1015

 


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