Lives Lost in Afghanistan

As I write this post, not far from where I live, hundreds of people have gathered for the funeral of a soldier killed in Afghanistan, Pte,Garrett William Chidley. He was 21 years old and this was his first mission. As I drove by the funeral home I was touched to see all of the cars lining the street, all the people who have come to pay their respect. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police with flashing lights, Fire Fighters had their ladder high in the air with the Canadian flag waving in the wind....more