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My surprise whilst wading ashore at Anzac Cove

I visited Gallipoli several years ago and decided to walk out into the freezing waters of Anzac cove in a cold twilight. The water was so cold my hands ached. I felt irritated. As I turned around to wade back into shore, I was struck by a wave not of water, but of emotion. I saw the beaches, the hills …

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The Power of a Father’s Voice – a lifesaving example from Auschwitz

Yesterday (Jan 28th, 2015) marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz. More than one million people were killed at Auschwitz, most of them Jews. During ANZAC day, I will be sharing my thoughts on the horror of war. Today, I would like to reflect on an article by ABC reporter Clare Rawlinson, telling the …