Posts Tagged ‘sad’

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304: Lies

November 6, 2011

Truths. (October 31, 2011)

 

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Jack Layton, a passionate man

August 22, 2011
Jack Layton

Jack Layton - September 8, 2008

I was on the air when Jack Layton held his final press conference. As Layton walked to the mic, I said to my co-anchor, “he’s dying.” It reminded me of my own grandfather, a strong Albertan from the farm, the last time I saw him. He battled prostate cancer but finally succumbed to bone cancer.

As I watched Layton on screen, I had to turn away but his voice stayed with me. All was not well. I could barely continue reading the newscast afterward.

I believed Layton would be back and fight for Canadians. I wish he was able to do it in person, not in spirit.

My grandfather was lucky. He lived into his 90s. Jack Layton was 61.

“Canada is a great country, one of the hopes of the world. We can be a better one – a country of greater equality, justice, and opportunity.”  ~Jack Layton’s deathbed letter to Canadians

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144: FML

May 24, 2011
Gino Reda

Gino Reda (iPhone 4 w/ToonPAINT - May 24, 2011)

Few things are amusing me tonight, but a cardboard cutout of Gino Reda is one of them.

@loxyisme: I knew I wouldn’t be happy when the Canucks won. But I didn’t expect to be a boiling pot of pure rage. I’m so sad, I’m angry. #sangry

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131: Rain, rain, go away / Come again when it’s actually winter

May 11, 2011
11-5-2011

And I had to play beach volleyball tonight (iPhone 4 - May 11, 2011)

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94: When it rains, it pours

April 4, 2011
4-4-2011

When it rains, it pours (iPhone 4 - April 4, 2011)

 

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