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Remembrance: “Courage”

It’s my habit to mark Remembrance Day by posting this fine piece of writing by my father, who at age eighteen was a soldier with the Royal Navy during World War II. A chance encounter with two small boys in the rubble in bombed-out Bristol changed his life. ~Binnie Payzant-Brennan
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Reading at Dalhousie University

I’m really excited about this reading – I’ll be reading a bit from my novel and talking about the creative process and how it allowed me to write about something I’d never have dreamed about writing until I came across a shiny object… and decided to pay attention to it. Hope to see some of you there!    
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Courage

(It’s my habit to mark Remembrance Day by posting this fine piece of writing by my father, who was a soldier with the Royal Navy during World War II. An encounter with two small boys in the rubble in bombed-out Bristol changed his life.)
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