It's a rarer treat than it ought to be to read a meaty, moving and excellently written feature such as "Blood Brothers", a piece in the April issue of Vancouver magazine by Timothy Taylor. It's about a battlefield encounter between enemies in the protracted Iran/Iraq conflict, how one saves the other's life, only to meet again, years and appalling tribulations later, in Vancouver. That precis doesn't do the story justice. Only reading it will. [Thanks to Vancouver editor Gary Ross for tipping me about it. He has good reason to be proud.]
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