Re­mem­ber­ing with words

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Cres­cent Col­le­giate stu­dent Tia Mur­phy-Rowe won first place in the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Re­mem­brance Day Poetry Con­test. The Green’s Har­bour na­tive’s win­ning en­try, “A Thank-you Let­ter from a 17-year-old,” of­fers a per­sonal take on the act of re­mem­brance and why it’s some­thing we should do. She will travel to Europe in July on an eight-day trip to visit sites for­ever linked to the First World War. Pic­tured mak­ing a pre­sen­ta­tion to the Grade 12 stu­dent is Ge­orge Brown from Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Branch 39.

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