THE AFTERMATH of the Stanley Cup game in Vancouver when the Canucks lost to Boston wasn’t pretty. Damage to property and reputation caused by crazed vandals was a costly and huge embarrassment to the city. The Apology Wall on Robson Street was a spontaneous reaction from those who watched the events unfold with horror.
The destroyers of the world are often followed by rebuilders and doers. While some burned cars and smashed storefront windows, others were quick to clean up, rebuild and tend to shattered hearts and shocked psyches. The boards covering the broken glass were soon laden with thousands of goodwill messages and love notes as if to say in a unified empathetic scribble: we are sorry and saddened about the destruction and are here to pick up the pieces.
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