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Learning To Live With Grief

I am frequently asked why I wrote Repairing Rainbows so many years after the plane crash. The truth is that I did not have the courage and strength to open the wounds that I had kept so carefully covered and … Continue reading

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Talking About My Mother and Sisters’ Deaths Helped Me More Than Silence

Growing up in the 60’s in the suburbs of Montreal, life felt safe and secure. And then on July 5, 1970, Air Canada flight 621 crashed, killing all 109 people on board. My mother and two younger sisters were on … Continue reading

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