Remembering the other 9/11

(Reblogged from last year)

September 11th 1973.

I first read about the events of Sept. 11th 1973 in Sheila Cassidy’s 1977 book Audacity to Believe. Ever since, I have been horrified by the story.

The Rettig Report concluded that 2,279 persons who died during the Pinochet government were killed for political reasons or as a result of political violence. The Valech Report concluded that 31,947 people were tortured, and 1,312 were exiled.

We will remember them.

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Tim Chesterton

Family man; pastor of St. Margaret's Anglican Church on Ellerslie Road, Edmonton; storyteller; traditional folk musician and occasional songwriter. Email me at timchesterton at outlook dot com.

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