Due to the circumstances of and the extensive media coverage surrounding Michael’s death; our fear as his family is that Michael will forever be known as “the naked man” who was shot and killed by police in Ajax, or that his character will be unfairly judged based on a 25 minute snippet of a wonderful, beautiful, honorable life.
It is quite possible that some people have already made assumptions (be they sympathetic, indifferent, or insensitive) as to the man Michael wa
“Why do I feel so numb, my head hurts and my body feels heavy”, I thought as I began to wake up on the morning of Dec 3, 2013. As my eyes opened, there was a scratchy, burning feeling – and then it hit me. “Oh God, Oh God!” I leaped from the bed and looked at my husband who was lying beside me only seconds before. He looked as though he had not closed his eyes in days and he was just staring at me – “tell me that didn’t happen, tell me it didn’t happen …. Tell me Michael is