Highway of Heroes: True Patriot Love by Pete Fisher,W.J. Natynczyk

By Pete Fisher,W.J. Natynczyk

Canadians line the overpasses of the street of Heroes to teach their aid, grief, and delight in our fallen champions.

The first 4 Canadian infantrymen killed in Afghanistan have been repatriated at Canadas greatest army base in 2002. The fallen infantrymen have been pushed down the 172-kilometre stretch of road among Trenton and Toronto, and pedestrians coated the overpasses, hoping to make a reference to the grieving households. The aid those humans convey isnt political; its now not a move for or opposed to Canadian squaddies in Afghanistan. Its consistently been a grassroots move approximately exhibiting appreciate for our fallen champions. humans old and young, emergency prone staff, Canadian Legion contributors, army body of workers, associates of the fallen, and relations of fallen infantrymen stand atop every one bridge alongside the road within the blistering warmth or bone-chilling chilly. After 5 years of this demonstrate of patriotism, the road of Heroes was once formally named in the summertime of 2007 and has been a glowing instance of a nation’s grief and its pride.

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