She bears the burden of it still, more than a year after finally summoning the courage to reveal her terrible secret. So call her Carol. It is not her real name but it does offer whatever small comfort anonymity can provide. She was only 13 years old when it started; a five-foot, 95-pound waif with enough talent as a gymnast to compete at the provincial level in her native British Columbia.
The cover story on mutual funds was most welcome and informative except for one complaint (“The best and worst mutual funds,” Jan. 27). Returns, risks and expenses are three important considerations in any long-term investment decision.
Her face is round and smooth and she laughs often. She is a grown woman now, a wife and mother living in a modest apartment in the area of Toronto’s east end known as “little” Chinatown. But to the world, she is still frozen in time, a terrified nine-year-old girl running down a South Vietnamese country road in June, 1972.By PATRICIA CHISHOLM7 min
The decision was already controversial. But last week, Defence Minister Doug Young’s earlier refusal to extend the Somalia commission of inquiry past its March 31 deadline became even more so. At issue was an affidavit, filed to the commission and swiftly released to the media, from John Dixon.By LUKE FISHER6 min
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