The Canadian Press

2002-11-11 | Remembrance Silver Cross Mother

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Authorities told Doreen Coolen last April that her only child, Private Richard Green, was one of four Canadians who died in Afghanistan. Coolen laid a wreath at the national cenotaph in Ottawa November 11th on behalf of all Canadian mothers who have lost sons or daughters in the military. Coolen said the feelings of anguish and loss are overwhelming.

Date: 2002-11-11
Placeline: HUBBARDS, Nova Scotia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the realization that it's sickening literally sickening to know that he'll never be here with me again his presence will always be with me and I'll always always honor his memory but he'll never sit down at my table I gain or coming to give me a hug >>