As an animal lover I would like to remember the wonderful dogs who helped with search and rescue. The following link is a video tribute which will probably bring tears to your eyes.
I will not go into right and wrongs of the politics in the years that have followed this tragic event, this is not the place for it but as a special friend said to me yesterday at the Hugglets show in London, 'Perhaps if we gave them all a teddy bear to hug they might see the world in a different way'. Here's hoping.
The real differences around the world today are not between Jews and Arabs; Protestants and Catholics; Muslims, Croats, and Serbs. The real differences are between those who embrace peace and those who would destroy it; between those who look to the future and those who cling to the past; between those who open their arms and those who are determined to clench their fists. ~William J. Clinton, 1997