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Published: Sunday, July 10 2011 6:00 a.m. MDT

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Port Alice, B.C.

My great grandmother was 8 when she came with the Martin Handcart company. In he 50's she did it over again in Canada, ad died at nearly 90 years of age.

Of the family of 8, two died. When I grumble about difficult times, I think of that story and quit complaining.

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