John Kennedy lost his life in Dallas; Elvis left the building; Pierre Trudeau’s funeral train passed through small town Ontario; we inherited Terry Fox’s challenge; only three Beatles still lived; and the second referendum saved Confederation?
What made Michael Jackson’s death more important than Farrah Fawcett’s – or Ed McMahon’s – or an anonymous child whose life was cut short?
I have questions today and no answers. Thats means I will cling to my memory of Petermann Island. There the world made sense.