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‘In Flander’s Fields the Poppies Grow………’

A well-known and much loved poem written by John McCrae a poet and physician from Guelph, Ontario. The red poppies McCrae referred to had been associated with war since the Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) when a writer of that time first noted how the poppies grew over the graves of soldiers.The …

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