How Canadian soldiers used embroidery as therapy during WWI

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Like many other British Empire soldiers injured in the First World War, Canadians were hospitalized in England, where they were introduced to stitching as a way to improve dexterity and overcome post-traumatic stress disorder. This led to the making of a tapestry by 145 First World War servicemen from Britain, Canada, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand.

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