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May 23, 2012

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It's sad that such a beautiful country was engaged in a 30 year war.. Anyway, it's great to see that it's finally getting over.. However it may have ended, at least the lives of another thousands of sri lankans are saved

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Nice reflection.... I lived through the war as a Canadian Sri Lankan who moved back to Colombo not by design, but just happened as things go to start a solar energy business... and the rest is history...and I am back in Canada now 27 years later (after the war ended) As such, I am always fascinated with the draw we have to the old country....and your words reflect that...

... just to let you know Jean's last name is Arasanayagam.... and I had the privilege of having her as my English teacher at St. Anthony's College, Katugastota (Kandy) in 1971-3. She is Burgher (name is Solomons) and married Mr. Arasanayagam who was also a teacher at our school. As a couple we impressionable kids nicknamed them "love birds" as they were always arm in arm, holding hands...it was so lovely to see in those prudent times in and around a Catholic school....

Best wishes lalith

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