Chris’ friend Rick is hurt quite badly from the Bali explosion. He has burns over 45% of his body, and has received injuries to his head, lungs, and other organs.
Rick could be in intensive care in Australia for a couple of months before being allowed home to Canada. Once he returns home, he’ll need to have additional treatment, considerable treatment. An added difficulty is that Rick is far away from his family and friends, who have to fly back and forth to be with him, most likely having to stay in hotels when they visit him.
I can’t stop Bush wanting to wage war, and I can’t stop terrorists from wanting to blow up innocent people, and I can’t stop people wanting to kill each other, but there is one thing I can do: