“Are you all right?” The man asked her.
She was gripping the steering wheel and shaking like a leaf. He had been on his way home when he saw her veer off the road and slam into the brick wall. He and a couple of other people ran to check on her.
“Are you hurt?” one woman asked.
The dazed woman shook her head.
“What happened?” another woman asked.
“I-I was distracted. I just found out that my brother was one of the 215 indigenous children found buried at a residential school. He was only 3.” She began to cry.
This story was inspired by the true story of the recent discovery of the remains of 215 indigenous children buried at the Kamloops Indian Residential School. Some of them were as young as three years old.