Canadian War Medics Make Emotional Return to Bosnia

Medical workers who served with UN peacekeeping troops in #Bosnia recalled painful memories of war and joy at seeing peace as they returned to join a Canadian veterans’ bike ride through the country.

“For me, this was an opportunity to do something good, to try to help injured people,” said Linda Chouinard, recalling why she signed up for the UN’s peacekeeping mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1992 as a medical assistant.

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Photo : Canadian medical assistant Linda Chouinard in Bosnia in 1992. Photo courtesy of Linda Chouinard. Via Balkan Transitional Justice

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