July 18, 1950 ~ August 22, 2011
Many articulate pieces have been written about Jack today. Seek them out and read them.
I'd also offer, that if you have not read Jack's letter to the nation, you should.
I'll say this about Jack Layton and his legacy.
If each of us spent just one day feeling and acting on the passion for justice Jack experienced throughout his life, the world would be a different and better place.