April 15, 2012 is the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. I will be in Halifax, Nova Scotia — North America’s only officially designated Titanic city — attending the special anniversary events and blogging. Here’s my itinerary.
As the Titanic 3D movie opens and the 100th anniversary of tragedy approaches, this blog post is about why the Titanic fascinates me, and the strange and uncanny connections I have had with this story throughout my life.
After spending the Titanic 100 anniversary weekend in Halifax, I now feel the people of Halifax, who went out to retrieve the victim’s bodies fromt he frigid North Atlantic, are heroes.