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Tena came to Canada as a child, when her fam­ily em­i­grated from Hol­land in 1947, a story she shares in Com­ing to Canada on page 37. As an adult, she taught el­e­men­tary school for many years, dur­ing which time she met and mar­ried Hugh Van Schepen. The cou­ple set­tled in Bramp­ton, Ont., and over the years, have trav­elled abroad and across Canada. Soon after re­tir­ing in 2001, Tena be­came a cancer sur­vivor. She now vol­un­teers ex­ten­sively and en­joys needle­point, pho­tog­ra­phy and scrap­book­ing

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