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Alison F.

Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Speaks: English
Joined Nov 22, 2008

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The Empty Shoes of War

Those are the shoes
of a silent soldier,
no longer polished bright.

Those are the shoes
of a little girl,
who lost her life last night.

Those silver shoes?
They’re wedding shoes
that will never see a wedding day.

Those scruffy shoes?
They’re running shoes
of a boy who tried to run away.

Look hard and long
at these empty shoes.
Think long and hard ‘bout war.

Think about those who will never, ever,
love and laugh,
marry and be merry,

or wear these empty shoes . . .

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Hometown Saskatoon, SK 
Birthday Nov 08  
Languages English  
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What Gives Me Hope Child activists give me hope, because they make me think that there is hope for humanity after all!
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What/who changed my life and why When I was in grade 11, I wrote an essay on Gandhi. That changed my life.
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Inspirations the book The Art and Practice of Loving  
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Role Models Stephen Lewis  
Quotation "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter." MLK
Interests children's literature, social activism, peace, social/economic justice issues, environmental issues, nature  
Books Roots of Empathy: Changing the World Chi, Love, by Leo Buscaglia, The Art and Practice of Loving, 28 Stories of AIDS in Africa  
Music Straus, Mozart, Beethoven's 5th  
Movies My Left Foot, Silent Night, Gandhi  
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