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    40 Year Rememberence!

    Forty years have passed since the fateful day of June 26, 1978.  How does one begin to summarise the journey since?  An event so tragic and powerful shapes how you go on and have to get used to a new normal.  It was a life changing event, something one never really is ready for. We thought we had the perfect picture:  happy marriage with two beautiful children - Jodie, born July 14, 1973 and our son Chris born January 8, 1975.  We owned a house and had a dog, Toby, who was very much loved by Jodie! Andy, my husband had a steady job and I was a stay-at-home mom.  My extended family lived and still lives in the Netherlands.  I am the second of 6 siblings. I had immigrated to Canada in 1970.  I was originally only intending to stay for a year!  I lived with my aunt, uncle and cousins.  I met Andy very early in that year and it became c ... continue reading