account_circle by Robert Friedland
Robert Friedland was born in Brooklyn, New York, and has lived and worked in Wyoming, South Dakota, Alberta and British Columbia. He has held various governmental positions, including: Sheriff of a Judicial District; an investigator for the United States Treasury Department; a Regional Director of the Alberta Human Rights Commission; a candidate for the Parliament of Canada; Human Rights Advisor for Malaspina University-College; and, Chief Lawyer for a group of seven Indian Bands in the Interior of British Columbia. Mr. Friedland is, at this time, a lawyer practicing in Victoria, British Columbia, and an elected member of Victoria's City Council.

Essay

A Veteran’s Story

Issue No. 11 ~ April, 1998

By the time I was old enough to understand my father’s war stories, he had long since stopped talking about the war. My brother, who is five years older than I am, had heard his …