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The Ice Storm and the True Meaning of Christmas

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In the past few days, Toronto has been under a layer of ice that began with a storm last weekend, and was kept up by the fact that we went on to have a truly white Christmas.

Ice Storm ©Shireen Nadir 2013

On one hand, it’s caused massive amounts of downed trees, power outages, damaged property and folks who went without power for almost a week, in freezing temperatures. On the other hand, it really brought people together. Neighbours, family and friends with power opened their doors, the city pulled together, and in a touching gesture of solidarity 42 hydro workers from all over Manitoba gave up their own Christmas to fly in and help.

Ice Storm ©Shireen Nadir 2013

Thanks to the power outage, there was a lot less shopping, and a lot more socializing and helping. You could argue that the ice storm brought out a little more Christmas in everyone 😉

Ice Storm ©Shireen Nadir 2013

That’s not to say there…

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