For one day

One hundred and four years ago today, World War I had begun.

The next six months that followed, millions of people would die in one of the worst conflicts in human history.

For one day, that all stopped.

The armies of France, Britain and Germany put down their weapons for a brief moment to celebrate Christmas.

Even in our darkest moments, when we are locked in our worst disputes, we can still find our humanity.

We can still choose to set aside our differences and forgive.

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