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Former CFL Quaterback Recalls Day

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I was a teacher and football coach at the University of Western, Ontario at the time.classes stopped and we watched the game in the amphitheater. The challenge was that day …

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Goal Leads to Bus Accident

I was driving a bus for the City of Ottawa and I was pulling up to the Carlingwood shopping center when Paul Henderson scored. I was so excited I forgot …

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Parking Lot Memories

I distinctly recall listening to Game 8 on my car radio, while parked for a couple of hours in a shopping mall in Everett, Wash., where I was attending school …

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Oh yes, I remember it well……….

As a child, growing up in rural New Brunswick before electricity, I remember sitting around the radio on a Saturday night to hear the hockey broadcast on radio in the days of 6 teams and known players. One’s imagination was alive and vivid!

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One of the many aspects of the ’72 Project that inspires me is that there is a generation of Canadians that have a collective memory of an event or period …

'72 Project

About the `72 Project

It’s rare in a country’s history that people can recall exactly where they were and what it meant to them when an event occurs. Sometimes those recollections occur during tragedies, …

About the `72 Book

The Goal that United Canada, 72 Amazing Stories by Canadians from Coast to Coast A moment in time. It’s rare for a person to remember exactly where he or she …