October 24, 2014

Can't let this go by without notice

You've probably seen this but on the off chance that you missed it, here's an extremely powerful image. It was created to honor Corporal Nathan Cirillo, the guard who was on duty at Canada's WWI memorial to fallen soldiers. While standing guard over the statue, he was shot dead by a terrorist. This is the image that appeared in Canadian papers the following day:

One of the best uses of art I've ever seen. Kudos to Bruce MacKinnon, the artist. Amazing!

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