Michael Friscolanti

Maclean's Senior writer

Senior writer Michael Friscolanti spends a lot of time at crime scenes and courthouses. The author of 'Friendly Fire: The Untold Story of the U.S. Bombing That Killed Four Canadian Soldiers in Afghanistan', he has won three CAJ Awards for investigative journalism and three silver National Magazine Awards.

Valerie Akamai holds a box containing the urn with her husband Max's ashes and his hat. Photograph by Chris Hinkle/Getty Images